Category:Giovanni Antonio Magini
Italian mathematician, cartographer and astronomer
|Date of birth||13 June 1555|
|Date of death||11 February 1617|
|Field of work|
Giovanni Antonio Magini (in Latin, Maginus) (1555–1617) was an Italian astronomer, astrologer, cartographer, and mathematician. He was born in Padua, and completed studies in philosophy in Bologna in 1579. His father was Pasquale Magini, a citizen of Padua. Dedicating himself to astronomy, in 1582 he wrote Ephemerides coelestium motuum, translated into Italian the following year.
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- ► Maps by Giovanni Antonio Magini (16 F)