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Schumacher, Heinrich Christian

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Born: 1780 AD
Died: 1850 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Astronomers

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1780 - Born on September 3rd at Bramstedt in Holstien.

 

1813-1815 - He was appoiinted as the director of the Mannheim observatory.

 

         - Became the professor of astronomy in Copenhagen.

 

1817 - Directed the triangulation of Holstein.

 

1821 - Founded the Astronomische Nachrichten and edited 31 volumes.

 

1822-1832 - Published Ephemerides Nachrichten with 11 parts.

 

1829 - He received a gold medal from the Royal Astronomical Society.

 

1850 - Died on December 28th at Altona, Holstein.


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