Wilhelm Wolff Beer
Born: Jan 04, 1797 AD
Died: 1850 AD, at 53 years of age.
1797 - Born on the 4th of January.
- He built a private observatory with a 9.5 cm refractor in Tiergarten, Berlin.
1830 - Beer and Mädler created the first globe of the planet Mars.
1834-1836 - Produced the first exact map of the Moon entitled Mappa Selenographica.
1837 - Published a description of the Moon Der Mond nach seinen kosmischen und individuellen Verhältnissen.
1839 - Made a map of Mars and calculated its rotation period.
- He worked as a writer and politician.
1849 - Elected as an MP for the first chamber of the Prussian parliament.
1850 - Died on the 27th of March.
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