Hans Lippershey

German-Dutch spectacle-maker

Hans Lippershey (1570 – buried 29 September 1619), was a German-Dutch spectacle-maker. He is known as the first person to build a telescope, although this is not clear who built the telescope.[1]

Hans Lipershey

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English speakers spell "Lippershey." German and Dutch speakers spell "Lipperhey."

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