Ole Rømer

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Ole Rømer
Ole Rømer (Coning painting).jpg
Ole Rømer, portrait bi Jacob Coning frae c. 1700
BornOle Christensen Rømer
25 September 1644(1644-09-25)
Århus, Denmark–Norawa
Died19 September 1710(1710-09-19) (aged 65)
Copenhagen, Denmark–Norawa
NaitionalityDens
Alma materVarsity o Copenhagen
Kent forMeisurin the speed o licht
Scientific career
FieldsAstronomy
SignaturOle Rømer Signature.svg

Ole Christensen Rømer (25 September 164419 September 1710) wis a Dens astronomer that made the first quantitative meisurments o the speed o licht in 1676. Rømer wis born in Aarhus an dee'd in Copenhagen.