Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc

French astronomer

Date of Birth: 01-Dec-1580

Place of Birth: Belgentier, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Date of Death: 24-Jun-1637

Profession: astronomer, numismatist, botanist, archaeologist, philosopher

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc

  • Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1 December 1580 – 24 June 1637), often known simply as Peiresc, or by the Latin form of his name Peirescius, was a French astronomer, antiquary and savant, who maintained a wide correspondence with scientists, and was a successful organizer of scientific inquiry.
  • His research included a determination of the difference in longitude of various locations in Europe, around the Mediterranean, and in North Africa.

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