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Famous People Born in February 1473

Person of interestNicolaus Copernicus

Feb 19 Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish mathematician and astronomer who theorized that planets revolve around the sun (Heliocentric theory), born in ToruĊ„, Royal Prussia, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1543)

Astronomer and Mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus
Astronomer and Mathematician
Nicolaus Copernicus