|Nicholas Claude Fabri de Peiresc|
Birthplace: Belgentier, Var, France
Location of death: Aix-en-Provence, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Executive summary: Discovered Orion Nebula
In 1610 discovered the Orion Nebula, but history forgot this until 1916 when G. Bigourdan in La decouverte de la nebuleuse d'Orion re-revealed this missing tidbit.
Mother: Margareta (d. Jul-1582)
Brother: Palamedes (b. Jun-1582)
Lunar Crater Peirescius
Is the subject of books:
The Mirrour of True Nobility and Gentility, being the life of the renowned Nicolas Peiresc (1580-1637), 1657, BY: Pierre Gassendi
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