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Regiomontanus, Johannes Syllabification: Re·gi·o·mon·ta·nus, Johannes
Pronunciation: /ˌrāɡē-ōˌmônˈtänəs/ /ˌrējē-ōˌmänˈtānəs/

Definition of Regiomontanus, Johannes in English:

( 1436–76), German astronomer and mathematician; born Johannes Müller. Considered the most important astronomer of the 15th century, he translated Ptolemy’s Mathematical Syntaxis and wrote four monumental works on mathematics and astronomy.

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