History of Astronomy : Persons : Persons (G)

Galilei, Galileo

Born: February 15, 1564, Pisa
Died: January 8, 1642, Arcetri (near Florence)

Physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, inventor

Note: Often called simply Galileo. This have to be taken into account when searching the Web or data bases.

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Wolfgang R. Dick. Created: 4 Dec 1998. Latest update: 21 Aug 2002