Tycho Brahe
#418 Overall Influence

Tycho Brahe

Danish astronomer and alchemist, 1546–1601

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Tycho Brahe was a Danish nobleman, astronomer, and writer known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical observations. He was born in the then Danish peninsula of Scania. Tycho was well known in his lifetime as an astronomer, astrologer, and alchemist. He has been described as “the first competent mind in modern astronomy to feel ardently the passion for exact empirical facts”. Most of his observations were more accurate than the best available observations at the time.

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University of Rostock
University of Rostock

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Leipzig University
Leipzig University

University in Leipzig, Germany

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University of Copenhagen

Public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark

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#47 World Rank
Physics
#4561 World Rank
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