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1 Nicholas Copernicus Personal Background 1473–1543 Thorn (now Torum), Poland Polish Astronomer High Social Class Solid Education Best Universities Personal Chronology Studied Liberal Arts (1491) Jagiellonian Univ. Studied Law Univ. of Cracow Studied Medicine Univ. of Padua Where Galileo taught a century later Didn’t Complete Studies Personal Chronology Studied Canon Law (1497) Univ. of Bologna Doctorate, Univ. of Ferrara (1503) Not unusual to get degree elsewhere Lived with Mathematics Prof. Domenico Maria de Novara Lectured on Astronomy Rome (1500) Personal Chronology Domenico Maria de Novara Stimulated Copernicus’s Interests Critic of Astronomer Ptolemy Together Observed Occultation Eclipse of the moon Star Aldebaran, 3/9/1497 Personal Chronology Return to Poland (1503-1510) Uncle's Bishopric palace Lidzbark Warminski Administration of the Diocese Conflict Against the Teutonic Knights
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