Facts about Edmond Halley

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Summary

Edmond Halley was a famous Scientist from England, who lived between October 29, 1656 and January 14, 1742. He/she became 85 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by Edmond.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Edward Young, Benjamin Franklin, Voltaire, Catherine II, Alexander Pope, Jacques Delille, Abraham Tucker, George Clymer, William Emerson, Christopher Anstey, George Grenville, Benjamin West, John Hancock, Arthur Phillip, Jean Monnet, Henry Pelham, Christopher Smart, Henry Benedict Stuart, Thomas Boston, William Hooper

Famous quotes by Edmond Halley (3)


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"This sight... is by far the noblest astronomy affords"
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"Nearer the gods no mortal may approach"
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"Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult, than that of determining the distance of the Sun from the Earth very near the truth: but even this... will without much labour be effected"


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