Hipparchus of Rhodes

190 BC - 120 BC

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Hipparchus was a Greek mathematician who compiled an early example of trigonometric tables and gave methods for solving spherical triangles.
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List of References (26 books/articles)

A Poster of Hipparchus

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Honours awarded to Hipparchus
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Lunar featuresCrater Hipparchus
Planetary featuresCrater Hipparchus on Mars
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. NNDB
  3. Kevin Brown (Some information about Hipparchus and compound statements)

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