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Galileo Galilei

Galileo GalileiBorn: 15-Feb-1564
Birthplace: Pisa, Tuscany, Italy
Died: 8-Jan-1642
Location of death: Arcetri, Italy
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Santa Croce Church, Florence, Italy

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Astronomer, Inventor

Nationality: Italy
Executive summary: Copernican observational astronomer

Father: Vincenzo Galilei (musician, b. 1520, d. 1591)
Mother: Giulia di Cosimo Ammannati (b. 1538, d. 1620)
Girlfriend: Marina Gamba (three children)
Daughter: Virginia ("Sister Maria Celeste", b. 1600, d. 1634)
Son: Vincenzio (b. 1606, d. 1649)
Daughter: Livia (later called Sister Arcangela, b. 1601, d. 1649)

    University: University of Pisa
    Teacher: University of Pisa
    Professor: University of Padua

    Accademia dei Lincei 1609
    Pontifical Academy of Sciences
    Heresy 1633 (convicted)
    House Arrest
    Risk Factors: Asthma, Hernia, Blindness, Gout


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