Mathematician:Georg von Peuerbach
Also known as Purbach, Peurbach and Purbachius.
Austrian astronomer, mathematician and instrument maker, best known for his streamlined presentation of Ptolemaic Astronomy in the Theoricae Novae Planetarum.
- Born: 30 May 1423 in Peuerbach, Austria
- Died: 8 April 1461 in Vienna, Austria
Books and Papers
- Theoricae Novae Planetarum
- Tabulae Eclipsium
- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Georg von Peuerbach": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive