Hans Lippershey

Hans Lippershey┬áinvented “Telescope” Hans Lippershey (also known as Jan Lippersheim or Hans Lippersheim) was a Dutch inventor of the 16th century, most commonly associated with the invention of the world’s first telescope. Born in Wesel, West Germany in 1570, Lippershey moved to the prosperous city of Middleburg in the province of Zeeland in Netherlands in … Continue reading Hans Lippershey