Person: Golius, Jacobus
Jacob Golius or Jacob Gool was an orientalist, astronomer and mathematician based at the University of Leiden in Netherlands.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
- His parents were Dirck Pietersz Gool and Anna Hemelaers.
- Dirck Gool had been a resident of the city of Leiden and had lived through the siege of that city by the Spanish from May until October 1574.
- Dirck Gool held various important administrative positions in the Court of Holland in The Hague and was first clerk in the State Council.
Born 1596, The Hague, Netherlands. Died 28 September 1667, Leiden, Holland.
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Astronomy, Origin Netherlands
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- O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive