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'''Nicolaus Copernicus''' (b. [[19 February]], [[1470s|1473]]—[[24 May]], [[1540s|1543]]) was a [[Poland|Polish]] [[Wikipedia:Polymath|polymath]] who lived during the Renaissance era.<ref name="wikipedia">"[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaus_Copernicus Nicolaus Copernicus]" at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref> He was a contemporary of [[Paracelsus]] and [[Leonardo Da Vinci]].<ref name="CSpc">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' - PC version</ref>
 
'''Nicolaus Copernicus''' (b. [[19 February]], [[1470s|1473]]—[[24 May]], [[1540s|1543]]) was a [[Poland|Polish]] [[Wikipedia:Polymath|polymath]] who lived during the Renaissance era.<ref name="wikipedia">"[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaus_Copernicus Nicolaus Copernicus]" at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref> He was a contemporary of [[Paracelsus]] and [[Leonardo Da Vinci]].<ref name="CSpc">''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (video game)]]'' - PC version</ref>
   
Copernicus is best known for his [[Astronomy|astronomical]] work. This included coming up with the first comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the [[Earth]] from the center of the universe.<ref name="wikipedia" /> In addition, he was a mathematician, astronomer, physician, quadrilingual polyglot, classical scholar, translator, artist, Catholic cleric, jurist, governor, military leader, diplomat and economist.<ref name="wikipedia" />
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Copernicus is best known for his [[Astronomy|astronomical]] work. This included coming up with the first comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the [[Earth]] from the centre of the universe.<ref name="wikipedia" /> In addition, he was a mathematician, astronomer, physician, quadrilingual polyglot, classical scholar, translator, artist, Catholic cleric, jurist, governor, military leader, diplomat and economist.<ref name="wikipedia" />
   
 
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"Paracelsus (1493—1541): Contemporary of Copernicus and Leonardo Da Vinci. A medical genius whose bold theories challanged medieval thought. Credited with discovering Parseltongue."
Paracelsus's Chocolate Frog Card.[src]

Nicolaus Copernicus (b. 19 February, 147324 May, 1543) was a Polish polymath who lived during the Renaissance era.[1] He was a contemporary of Paracelsus and Leonardo Da Vinci.[2]

Copernicus is best known for his astronomical work. This included coming up with the first comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced the Earth from the centre of the universe.[1] In addition, he was a mathematician, astronomer, physician, quadrilingual polyglot, classical scholar, translator, artist, Catholic cleric, jurist, governor, military leader, diplomat and economist.[1]

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