Countries: Greece, Turkey
Astronomer, geographer, and mathematician. 190 BC – c. 120 BC. Founder of trigonometry. Possibly invented the armillary sphere, which we've discovered is occasionally used as a memorial, e.g. D'Oyly Carte.
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Hipparchus, 2nd Ceny. BC
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