1671, Jul 141692-17281732, Sep 10
an astronomer and mathematician. He concluded in his measurements taken during his stay in Marseille that the tilt on the axis of earth was not constant all the time.
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Jacques d'Allonville1671, Jul 141692
17281732, Sep 10

Christiaan Huygens1629, Apr 141649
16931695, Jul 8
 a prominent Dutch mathematician, scientist, astronomer, physicist, probabilist and horologist. Hi...
Ole Christensen Romer1644, Sep 251662
17101710, Sep 19
 a Danish astronomer who in 1676 made the first quantitative measurements of the speed of light. I...
John Flamsteed1646, Aug 191662
17191719, Dec 31
 an English astronomer and the first Astronomer Royal. His main achievements were the preparation ...
Maria Margarethe Kirch1670, Feb 251690
17191720, Dec 29
 a German astronomer, and one of the first famous astronomers of her period due to her writings on...
Isaac Newton1642, Dec 251665
17261726, Mar 20
 an English physicist and mathematician (described in his own day as a "natural philosopher") who ...
Jiao Bingzhen16891700
 a noted painter and astronomer. In painting he is noteworthy as one of the first Qing dynasty pai...
Jacques Cassini1677, Feb 181696
17401756, Apr 16
 a French astronomer, son of the famous Italian astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini. He published...
Edmond Halley1656, Nov 81675
17421742, Jan 14
 an English astronomer, geophysicist, mathematician, meteorologist, and physicist who is best know...
Theodor Verhaegen1701, Jun 31720
17591759, Jul 25
 Very little is known about his life. He was born and died in Mechelen, though apparently worked i...
James Bradley1693, Mar1714
17621762, Jul 13
 an English astronomer and served as Astronomer Royal from 1742, succeeding Edmond Halley. He is b...
Joseph-Nicolas Delisle1688, Apr 41712
17631768, Sep 11
 a French astronomer and cartographer. From 1719 to 1722 he was employed at the Royal observatory,...
James Ferguson [3]1710, Apr 251720
17731776, Nov 17
  a Scottish astronomer, instrument and globe maker. It is, as the inventor and improver of astron...
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