Saint Albertus Magnus

about 1200 - 1280

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Albert (or Albertus Magnus) was a German Dominican who wrote a commentary on Euclid's Elements. He was made a Saint in 1931 and, in 1941, was made patron of natural scientists.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (9 books/articles)

Some Quotations (7)

A Poster of Albertus

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  1. Albertus Magnus Research
  2. Albertus's book on the "Virtue of Herbs Stones and some Beasts"

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JOC/EFR December 2003

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