Ismaël Bullialdus, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ismaël Bullialdus

French astronomer

Date of Birth: 28-Sep-1605

Place of Birth: Loudun, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Date of Death: 25-Nov-1694

Profession: astronomer, physicist, mathematician, librarian, Catholic priest

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Ismaël Bullialdus

  • Ismaël Boulliau, pronounced [buljo]; Latin: Bullialdus (28 September 1605 – 25 November 1694) was a 17th-century French astronomer and mathematician who was also interested in history, theology, classical studies, and philology.
  • He was an active member of the Republic of Letters, an intellectual community that exchanged ideas.
  • An early defender of the ideas of Copernicus, Kepler and Galileo, Ismael Bullialdus has been called "the most noted astronomer of his generation".
  • One of his books is Astronomia Philolaica (1645).

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