Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish mathematician and astronomer. In addition, he was also a major figure in the fields of medicine, economics, canon law, and politics. He was the first to place the sun at the center of the universe, rather than the earth.
|Full Name||Nicolaus Copernicus|
|Birth Date||February 19, 1473|
|Death Date||May 24, 1543|
|Cause of Death||apoplexy / paralysis|
University of Bologna
University of Padua
University of Ferrara
|Father||Mikolaj Kopernik Sr.|
|Mother||Barbara Watzenrode Kopernik|
Katarzyna Kopernik Gertner
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