by: Alexis ayala
February 19, 1473
Born in the city of Thorn in the province of Royal Prussia, in the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland.
Nicolaus Copernicus Sr., Barbara Watzenrode
University of Padua (1501–1503), More
In 1491, he went to Krakow Academy
While attending the University of Bologna, he lived and worked with astronomy professor Domenico Maria de Novara, doing research and helping him make observations of the heavens.
Copernicus is postulated to have spoken Latin and German with equal fluency. He also spoke Polish, Greek and Italian.