Hans Lippershey

Inventor

1570 – 1619

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Who was Hans Lippershey?

Hans Lippershey, also known as Johann Lippershey or Lipperhey, was a German-Dutch spectacle-maker. He is commonly associated with the invention of the telescope, although it is unclear if he was the first to build one.

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Born
1570
Wesel
Also known as
  • Липперсгей, Иоанн
Nationality
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
Profession
Died
Sep 1, 1619
Middelburg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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