Nicolaus Copernicus - Astronomer - Planets In Our Solar System

Nicolaus Copernicus  born  Mikolaj Kopernik was a Polish astronomer and mathematician who was a proponent of the view of an Earth in daily motion about its axis and in yearly motion around a stationary sun. This theory profoundly altered later workers’ view of the universe, but was rejected by the Catholic church.

  • Age:Died at 70  (1473-1543)
  • Birthplace:Torun, Poland,
  • Profession:Mathematician, Astronomer