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Picture No 10005740
Date 1630s
Description Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer
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Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher. He got into trouble with the church over his claim that the sun, and not the earth, is at the centre of the universe.
Source miniature by unnamed 18th century artist, taken from a contemporary portrait also by an unnamed artist
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10005740 - Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher. He got into trouble with the church over his claim that the sun, and not the earth, is at the centre of the universe.

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