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Galileo Galilei

Person  Male  Born 15/2/1564  Died 1642

Categories: Science, Seriously Famous

Countries: Italy

Physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher. Born Pisa, Italy. His improvements to the telescope enabled him to make new important astronomical observations which supported Copernicus’s theory that the Sun was the centre of the universe. Died at home near Florence.

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