Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Stöffler, Johannes

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_1322

Alternate Name

 Stoeflerus

BornJustingen, (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), 10 December 1452

Died Blaubeuren, (Baden-Württemberg, Germany), 16 February 1531
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Acknowledgments

Translated by Lorenzo Smerillo.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università di FirenzeFirenzeItaly