Mathematician:Georg von Peuerbach

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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

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