History Timeline

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  • 85

    Claudius Ptolemy Birth

    In Hermiou, Egypt
  • 165

    Claudius Ptolemy Death

    In Alexandria, Egypt
  • Feb 19, 1473

    Copernicus birth

    In Torun, Poland
  • 1514

    Publishes Little Commentary

    In this, he explains his heliocentric view.
  • 1532

    Copernicus completes On the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres

    However, he waits to publish it.
  • 1543

    Publishes book shortly before death

    He finally published On the Revolutions of the Celestial spheres, and then passed shortly after.
  • May 24, 1543

    Copernicus Death

    In Frombork, Poland
  • Feb 15, 1564

    Galileo Birth

    In Pisa, Italy
  • Galileo teaches at University of Pisa

    He taught mathematics, earning a modest salary.
  • Galileo Teaches at the University of Padua

    After his father died he got a job at this University, which paid 3 times as much. He taught mathematics, military architecture, fortification, surveying, and mechanics.
  • Galileo began his observations of Venus

  • Galileo published "Letters on Sunspots"

    Based on his observations of the dark spots on the sun.
  • Published "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems"

  • Galileo sentenced to house arrest

    He was convicted of heresy and forced to recant.
  • Galileo publishes "Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations"

  • Galileo Death

    In Florence, Italy
  • Newton's Birth

    In Lincolnshire, England
  • Newton becomes a professor

    He became a math professor at Cambridge.
  • Published Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

  • Published Opticks

  • Newton was made President of Royal Society

    He was knighted by Queen Anne
  • Newton's Death

    In London, England
  • Mendeleev wrote Organic Chemistry

  • Mendeleev published the first edition of Principles of Chemistry

  • Mendeleev had a dream of the periodic table

  • Mendeleev's idea of the periodic table are stolen by Julius Lother Meyer

  • Marie Curie receives first nobel prize

    for physics
  • Marie Curie received 2nd Nobel prize

    For Chemistry
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    Claudius Ptolemy

    Ptolemy was also a geographer, astrologer and mathematician. he lived in Egypt, wrote in greek and had a Roman name.
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    Nicolas Copernicus life

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    Copernicus Studies

    He studied at various universities in Italy and Poland
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    Galileo's Life

    He was the first of seven children, and was born to Vincenzo Galilei and Giulia Ammanati.
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    Galileo Studies at University of Pisa

    The studies were primarily based on Aristotle's philosophy, but he questioned some of these views.
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    Isaac Newton life

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    Newton goes to King's School at Grantham

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    Newton attends Cambridge University

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    Newton Graduates studies at Cambridge

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    Marie Curie