The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Digges, Thomas, approximately 1546-1595

LC control no.n 84177466
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingDigges, Thomas, approximately 1546-1595
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Digges, Thomas, -1595
Digges, Thomas, d. 1595
Diggeseus, Thomas, -1595
Diggesius, Thomas, -1595
T.D. (Thomas Digges), -1595
Associated countryEngland
Birth date1546~
Death date1595-08-24
Profession or occupationMathematicians Astronomers
Found inHis Englands defence, 1680: t.p. (Thomas Digges esq., muster-master general of all Her Majesty's forces in the Low-Countries)
InU/Wing STC files (usage: ... Thoma Diggeseo; T.D.; ... Thoma Diggesio)
DNB (Digges, Thomas, d. 1595)
LC data base, 12/3/84 (hdg.: Digges, Thomas, d. 1595)
Robert Beale collection of letters,1569-1592 (Tho. Digges)
UPB files, Dec. 17, 2020 (Thomas Digges (d. 1595) was a noted mathematician who continued the interest of his father Leonard (d. 1571) in the application of mathematics to military science. He was appointed by the Earl of Leicester as Muster-Master-General to the English forces in the Netherlands, a position which he filled with great ability.)
Wikipedia, via WWW, Dec. 17, 2020 (Thomas Digges; born ca. 1546; English mathematician and astronomer; first to postulate the "dark night sky paradox"; died 24 August 1595)