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Kratzer, Nicolauslocked

(b. 1486/7, d. after 1550)
  • Günther Oestmann

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Kratzer, Nicolaus (b. 1486/7, d. after 1550), astronomer and maker of scientific instruments, was born in Munich, probably the son of a saw smith, named Hans. The date of his birth can only be deduced from a portrait by Hans Holbein the younger...

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