Michael Stifel

Died aged c. 80

Michael Stifel or Styfel (1487 – April 19, 1567) was a German monk, Protestant reformer and mathematician. He was an Augustinian who became an early supporter of Martin Luther. He was later appointed professor of mathematics at Jena University.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Michael Stifel (1487 - 1567) Theologe, Mathematiker hier 1533 in Schutzhaft

Schlossstraße 15, Wittenberg, Germany where they was in protective custody

Michael Stifel Prof. d. Mathematik * 1486 1548/1564 1567 +

Kollegiengasse 10, Jena, Germany where they was