Joseph Justus Scaliger, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Joseph Justus Scaliger

French historian

Date of Birth: 05-Aug-1540

Place of Birth: Agen, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 21-Jan-1609

Profession: writer, poet, professor, historian, translator, university teacher, numismatist, classical scholar, archaeologist

Nationality: Netherlands, France

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Joseph Justus Scaliger

  • Joseph Justus Scaliger (; 5 August 1540 – 21 January 1609) was a French religious leader and scholar, known for expanding the notion of classical history from Greek and ancient Roman history to include Persian, Babylonian, Jewish and ancient Egyptian history.
  • He spent the last sixteen years of his life in the Netherlands.

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