February the 15th is the anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei

Feb 09, 2019 224

BY: Marco Fogliazza

Throughout history, Italy has seen the birth of outstanding figures who have distinguished themselves for their abilities and intellectual talents. One of the most popular and appreciated is Galileo Galilei. The 15th of February celebrates the 455th anniversary of his birth. Every year this day is celebrated in the main Italian cities with events and initiatives dedicated to Galileo.

Italian Traditions will guide you on the discovery of this historical Italian figure. Here we will tell you about his life and the dispute with the Catholic Church. Finally, we will talk about his most important works. Galileo is considered as the father of modern science. In the course of his life he was a physicist, an astronomer, a philosopher, a mathematician and an Italian academic. 

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SOURCE: https://www.italian-traditions.com/

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