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.
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  1. Jesuit Scientists
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this article)
  3. The Galileo Project
  4. The Catholic Encyclopedia

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