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Scientific Revolution Timeline.
⟶ Updated 21 Nov 2019 ⟶
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Nicolaus Copernicus was born February 19, 1473 in Torun, Poland and died on May 24, 1543 in Frombork, Poland. Copernicus made the idea that the sun is at the center of the universe instead of the Earth. He also came up with the idea of the heliocentric model with planets and other structures revolve around the sun.
Johannes Kepler was born on December 27, 1571 in Weil der Stadt, Germany and died on Novemeber 15, 1630 in Regensburg, Germany. Kepler was known for discovering the concept of planetary motion. He also setup a template for the future Issac Newton with Kepler's Three Laws of Planetary Motion.
Francis Bacon was born on January 22, 1561 in York House, Strand and died on April 9, 1626 in Highgate London, United Kingdom. Francis is known for his promotion of the use of the Scientific Method. He also believed that reason with science is the only explanation for things that occur on this planet.
Isaac Newton was born of January 4, 1643 in Woolsthorpe Manor House, UK and died on March 31, 1727 in Kensington. Isaac was known mostly for his studies and his naming of this force called gravity. He is also known for discovering calculus which opened the door for solving more scientific methods and equations.
Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 in the city of Pisa, Italy and died on January 8, 1642 in Arcetri, Italy. Galileo is known for being called the father of many types of scientific classes. He is known as the father of astronomy, modern science, physics, and the scientific method. He is also known for adding more to the scientific method with some of his studies about our moon, the sun, and that the planets in our solar system revolve around the sun.
David Hume, Born May 7, 1711 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom and died on August 25, 1776 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. The things David Hume was known for was known for being extremely skeptical of the Church and for directly influencing the Founding Fathers with scientific methods.
Rene Descartes was born on March 31, 1596 in Descartes, France and died on February 11, 1650 in Stockholm, Sweden. Descartes was well known as being the first modern philosopher. He was also known for using algebra and geometry to create new equations and solutions in mathematics.
Tycho Brahe was born on December 14, 1546 in Knutstrorp Castle, Sweden and died on October 24, 1601 in Prague, Czechia. Tycho was well known for his discovery of irregularities in the moon's orbit around earth. He also discovered a new star within the Cassiopeia formation.
William Harvey was born on April 1, 1578 in Folkestone, United Kingdom and died on June 3, 1657 in Roehampton, London, United Kingdom. William was well known for making many contributions to the study of anatomy and physiology. He was more well known for being the first person to correctly show and describe the circulation of blood within the human body.
Anne Conway was born on December 14, 1631 in London, United Kingdom and died on February 23, 1679 in Ragley Hall, Park & Gardens, United Kingdom. She is most well known for making a book on her studies on her philosophies. She also made many contributions to the study of platonism metaphysics.
Maria Sibylla Merian was born on April 2, 1647 in a part of the Holy Roman Empire and died on January 13, 1717 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Maria was known for studying insects and plants. She also made diagrams for the many life-cycles of 186 insect species.
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