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1514 – Andreas Vesalius – bio

Vesalius was born as Andries van Wesel in Brussels, the Netherlands, in 1514. He is known for advancing the medical understanding of human anatomy and published a landmark study, “De Humani Corporis Fabrica” (On the Fabric of the Human Body). Vesalius discovered that the research of Galen had been based on animal rather than human […]

timeline of the University of Padua

1222 – earliest document mentioning Padua University 1401 – Nicholas of Cusa received a doctorate of religious law in 1423 at Padua University and became influential in the beginning of the renaissance period. 1473 – Copernicus received a doctorate of religious law in 1503 at Padua University. His most famous work, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium […]