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In Popes

Who was the pope in 1609?

Pope Paul V . (CAMILLO BORGHESE).. Born at Rome , 17 Sept., 1550; elected 16 May, 1605; died 28 Jan., 1621.

Who made the telescope in 1609?

In 1608, Hans Lippershey created the telescope, and in 1609, Galileo modified it into a better invention. He was also the first to show it in public.

What is the value of a 1609 British Penny?

A British silver Penny (James I) minted between 1604 and 1619, circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £20 to £90 GBP. The values quoted are t (MORE)

How many blacks were in England in 1609?

There was no census in England in 1609 (the first UK national census was in 1801) so we don't really know how common black faces were on London streets during the seventeenth (MORE)
In Nouns

Is 1609 a noun?

The number 1609 can be a noun, or an adjective enumerating anothernoun. The year 1609 AD is a noun.
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In Science

How many centuries ago was 1609?

4 and one year. 1609-1708 (1st) 1709-1808 (2nd) 1809-1908 (3rd) 1909-2008 (4th) 2008-present (and one year)
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What did gailieo discover in 1609?

During the summer of 1609, Galileo built a telescope (20x power) and discovered many things about the universe. Some of his discoveries were observing that the surface of the (MORE)
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Who is the first inventor of telescopes in 1609?

Wikipedia credits the initial development of the telescope to three men from the Netherlands: Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Metius in 1608. It's possible that (MORE)