Erasmus Reinhold

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1511-10-22
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1553-02-19
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Reinhold's 'Prutenic Tables' became the most popular astronomical tables of the 16th century.
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natural sciences and mathematics
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astronomer
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erasmus reinhold appointed by philipp melanchthon (Philipp Melanchthon)
erasmus reinhold a colleague was georg joachim rheticus (Georg Joachim Rheticus)
erasmus reinhold reworked tables of nicolaus copernicus (Nicolaus Copernicus)
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georg von peuerbach work developed by erasmus reinhold (Georg Purbach)
georg joachim rheticus a colleague was erasmus reinhold (Georg Joachim Rheticus)
michael maestlin reprinted erasmus reinhold (Michael Maestlin)
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Reinhold enrolled at the University of Wittenberg in 1530 and in May 1536, Melanchthon gave him the job of Professor of Astronomy, at the same time that he made the Austrian Rheticus, Professor of Mathematics. (Details)
On 22nd January 1537, Reinhold married Margareta Boner, the daughter of a burgher in Saalfeld, who bore three children. (Details)
In 1540, he was elected Dean of the College of Arts at Wittenberg and, in September of the following year, Rheticus returned from visiting Copernicus bringing a manuscript copy of 'De Revolutionibus'. (Details)
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