Gemma Frisius

Mathematician, Deceased Person

1508 – 1555

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Who was Gemma Frisius?

Gemma Frisius, was a physician, mathematician, cartographer, philosopher, and instrument maker. He created important globes, improved the mathematical instruments of his day and applied mathematics in new ways to surveying and navigation.

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Born
Dec 9, 1508
Dokkum
Children
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • Friesland
Died
May 25, 1555
Leuven

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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