Jost Bürgi's grave

Burgi grave

In this cemetery lies buried
the Landgrave of Hesse's and
the Emperor's watchmaker and mathematician
Jost Bürgi
born 28.2.1552 in Lichtensteig, Switzerland
died 31.1.1632 in Kassel
ingenious designer of measuring instruments
and celestial globes, builder of the
most precise clocks of the 16th century,
inventor of the logarithms.