• Born date: 1571-12-27
  • Born in: Free imperial city
  • Death date: 1630-11-15
  • Death in: Holy Roman Empire
Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler (German: [ˈkʰɛplɐ]; December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) was a German mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer. A key figure in the 17th century scientific revolution, he is best known for his laws of planetary motion, based on his works Astronomia nova, Harmonices Mundi, and Epitome of Copernican Astronomy.