William Schickard

William Schickard was born April 22, 1592 in Herrenberg, Württemberg (in what is now Germany).  Schickard was educated University of Tübingen.  In 1613, after receiving his B.A. in 1609 and his M.A. in 1611, Schickard became a Lutheran minister.  Schickard accepted an appointment to as a professor of Hebrew at Tübingen University in 1619.  In 1633 he became a professor of astronomy at Tübingen.  Schickard died in Tübingen on or around the 24th of October 1635.

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