Heliocentric Cosmology timeline

  • Nicolaus Copernicus Is Born

    Nicolaus Copernicus (19 February 1473 – 24 May 1543) was the first astronomer to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology, which displaced... Read more

  • Nicolaus Copernicus Dies

    Copernicus died in Frombork on 24 May 1543. Legend has it that the first printed copy of De revolutionibus was placed in his hands on the very day... Read more