Christopher Clavius

1538 - 1612

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Christopher Clavius was a German Jesuit astronomer who helped Pope Gregory XIII to introduce what is now called the Gregorian calendar.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (18 books/articles)

A Poster of Christopher Clavius

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Honours awarded to Christopher Clavius
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Lunar featuresCrater Clavius


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  1. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  2. Jesuit Scientists
  3. The Galileo Project
  1. High Altitude Observatory
  2. The Catholic Encyclopedia

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