Christophorus Clavius

Christophorus Clavius

Christophorus Clavius (* 1537/38 in Bamberg; † 1612) were a mathematician and Jesuitenpater 16. Century. Mentioned of his contemporaries as the “king of the mathematicians ”, became particularly famous by the calendar reform prepared of it - after Pope the Gregor XIII. designated Gregorian calendar. After it the Clavius High School is designated in Bamberg and the Mondkrater Clavius.


 

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