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Last NameFiné    
Given NameOronce    
alt. NamesO. F. ; Orontius Finnaeus ; O. Finaeus;     
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Year born1494 in Briançon, France    
Year died1555    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupationphysician    
Relatives    
Educationstudies medicine at the Collège de Navarre in Paris, (Bakkalaureats1522)    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forwoodcut illustrator in book-editions of Sacrobosco (Tractatus de Sphaera) and Georg Peuerbach (Theoricae novae planetarum) ; De mundi sphaera (1542) ; Protomathesis (1532) ; A map of France (1525) ;    
PatronageAntoine Sylvestre, Professor at the Collège de Montaigu ; Collège Royale (prof. of mathematics since 1531)    
Collaborators    
Techniquesastronomical, mathematical,a nd geometric diagrams and woodcut ;also cartographic map-making    
Sample(s)http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map-heart-054.jpg ; http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Doppelherzf%C3%B6rmige_Weltkarte_1531.jpg    
Archival sourceshttp://galileo.rice.edu/Catalog/NewFiles/fine.html    
Published sourcesE. Poulle in Dictionary of Scientific Biography ; Alexander Marr (Herausgeber) The Worlds of Oronce Fine. Mathematics, Instruments and Print in Renaissance France (Donington, Lincolnshire 2009) ; Richard P. Ross: Studies on O.F., Diss., Columbia Univ. 1971 ; L. Gallois: O. F. gallico geographo (Paris 1890) ;    
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