About Galileo Galilei

(Galileo's Friends Pictures are Above)

Galileo Galilei

Born: February 15, 1564 Died: January 8, 1642

Political Affiliation: beleived people should have rights

Religion: Christian

Hometown: Pisa, Italy

Friends: Pope Urban VIII, Marina Gamba, Federico Cesi, Thomas Aquinas

About:

1. Galieo proved the theory of heliocentrism was correct.

2. He is called "The Father of Science"

3.Galileo was a physicist,mathematition,engineer,astronomer, and a philosopher

4.He also played played a big part in the scientific revolution by improving the telescope and using observations to support copernicanism.

5. He was placed under house arrest for defying the bibles context.

Personal Info:

1.Galileo was the first of 6 children

2.Grew up in a family of musicians and composers

3.Galileo was named after an ancestor, Galileo Bonaiuti, who was a physician, university teacher, and a politition.

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