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Gemma Frisius

was born 514 years ago

8 December 1508

Regnier Gemma Frisius was a Dutch mathematician who applied his mathematical expertise to geography, astronomy and map making. He became the leading theoretical mathematician in the Low Countries.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Gemma_Frisius/