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date: 23 April 2019

Agricola, Georgius 

Source:
A Dictionary of Scientists
Author(s):
 Market House Books Market House Books

(1494–1555) German metallurgistAgricola's true name was Georg Bauer but, as was the custom of the day, he latinized it (Agricola and Bauer both mean ‘farmer’). Beyond his place of birth – Glauchau (now in Germany) – little is known about him until his entry into the University of Leipzig in ... ...

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