Brozek, Jan( Polish astrologer, astronomer, mathematician, writer, theologian and physician.)
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Biography Brozek, Jan
(Brozek) (romanized. Joanne Broscius)
(1.12.1585, Kuzhel near Sieradz, Poland - 21.11.1652, Krakow)
His activities took place at the end of the "golden age" of astrology in Poland. Father AB, an educated landowner, he gave the son of primary education. Then B. went to school in Kuzhelove, and since 1604, Mr.. - In the Krakow University. In March 1605, Mr.. earn a BA in March 1610. - Master. In 1611, Mr.. was ordained. Since 1614, Mr.. B. Astrology became a professor of the Cracow University. In 1618, Mr.. B. traveled in Torun, Poland, Danzig and Frombork, collecting materials on Copernicus. In 1620 - 1624 he. studied medicine in Padua, defended in 1624, Mr.. thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine. In 1624 - 25 years. a physician at the Krakow bishop. In 1625, Mr.. Cracow University chose B. professor of rhetoric, and in 1629, Mr.. he left the leadership of the department of astrology, tk. was appointed canon of the Church of St.. Anna received high church award. Soon B. became professor of theology. From 1631 to 1638, Mr.. B. was director of the Library of the Cracow University, in 1650, Mr.. became a doctor of theology, and in 1652, Mr.. was elected rector of the University.
B. - By more than 30 works, affecting different areas of knowledge, in t.ch. astrology, theology and theory of numbers. B. was astrological advisor of King Sigismund III Vasa (1587 - 1632), Wladyslaw IV (1632 - 1648) and Cracow governor Ian Tenchinskogo