#82119 Overall Influence

Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc

French astronomer

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Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc , often known simply as Peiresc, or by the Latin form of his name Peirescius, was a French astronomer, antiquary and savant, who maintained a wide correspondence with scientists, and was a successful organizer of scientific inquiry. His research included a determination of the difference in longitude of various locations in Europe, around the Mediterranean, and in North Africa.

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University of Montpellier

French university located in Montpellier, founded in 1289

University of Padua

University in Italy

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#4772 World Rank
Anthropology
#5556 World Rank
Philosophy
#14350 World Rank
Biology