Anders Celsius, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Anders Celsius

Swedish astronomer, physicist, and naturalist

Date of Birth: 27-Nov-1701

Place of Birth: Uppsala, Uppsala County, Sweden

Date of Death: 25-Apr-1744

Profession: astronomer, physicist, mathematician, inventor, chemist, university teacher, meteorologist

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Anders Celsius

  • Anders Celsius (27 November 1701 – 25 April 1744) was a Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician.
  • He was professor of astronomy at Uppsala University from 1730 to 1744, but traveled from 1732 to 1735 visiting notable observatories in Germany, Italy and France.
  • He founded the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in 1741, and in 1742 proposed the Celsius temperature scale which bears his name.

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