As per our current Database, Gemma Frisius has been died on May 25, 1555 (age 46).
When Gemma Frisius die, Gemma Frisius was 46 years old.
|Popular As||Gemma Frisius|
|Age||46 years old|
|Born||December 9, 1508 (Netherlands)|
Gemma Frisius’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.
Gemma Frisius was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Dutch Mathematician and cartographer known for applying mathematics to global surveying and navigation. He is credited with the invention of the cross-staff, the astrolabe, and astronomical rings.
He studied at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and later joined the faculty at the University.
He began producing globes and mathematical instruments while he was a student.
After his death, his son, Cornelius Gemma, edited volumes of his work and continued his research.
He was a contemporary of Tycho Brahe, who was impressed with the quality of his instruments.