Famous People with Name Erasmus

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Famous People with Name Erasmus

Erasmus as First Name

Erasmus Reinhold     Erasmus Reinhold       Origin/Culture/Country: German

Erasmus Reinhold: was a German astronomer and mathematician, considered to be the most influential astronomical pedagogue of his generation.[1] He was born and died in Saalfeld, Thuringia, Germany.He was educated at the University of Wittenberg, where he was first elected dean and later became rector. In 1536 he was appointed professor of higher mathematics by Philipp Melanchthon. In contrast to the limited modern definition, "mathematics" at the time also included applied mathematics, especially astronomy. His colleague, Georg Joachim Rheticus, also studied at Wittenberg and was appointed professor of lower mathematics in 1536.

Erasmus Darwin     Erasmus Darwin       Origin/Culture/Country: English

Erasmus Darwin: was an English physician, natural philosopher, physiologist, inventor and poet. He was one of the founder members of the Lunar Society, a discussion group of pioneering industrialists and natural philosophers. He was a member of the Darwin-Wedgwood family, which most famously includes his grandson, Charles Darwin.

Erasmus Widmann     Erasmus Widmann       Origin/Culture/Country: German

Erasmus Widmann: was a South German composer. Widmann studied in Tübingen. His first musical positions were in Eisenerz (1595), Graz (1596), Halle, and from 1602 Kapellmeister to Count Wolfgang von Hohenlohe-Weikersheim till the count's death in 1610.[1] Finally Widmann was cantor and organist at Rothenburg ob der Tauber.[2]

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Erasmus as Last Name

Kermit Erasmus     Kermit Erasmus       Origin/Culture/Country: African

Kermit Erasmus: is a South African football (soccer) striker. He currently plays on a loan-deal for Excelsior Rotterdam in the Eerste Divisie, but is still under ownership of Feyenoord Rotterdam from the Eredivisie.He recently signed a pre-contract with Dutch side Feyenoord and joined them for the 2008-2009 season after turning 18. His surname Erasmus is the same name of Desiderius Erasmus, a Dutch humanist who up and until this day is highly respected in Rotterdam, the city of his new club Feyenoord. In July 2009, it was announced Erasmus would be playing for satellite club Excelsior in the 2009–10 season on a loan-deal, together with 7 other Feyenoord players as a result of a new partnership between the two Rotterdam-based clubs.

Marais Erasmus     Marais Erasmus       Origin/Culture/Country: African

Marais Erasmus: is a current South African cricket umpire from Cape Province and member of the ICC Elite Umpire Panel. Erasmus' first ODI match was between Kenya and Canada at Nairobi on 18 October 2007 and his first T20I match was between South Africa and Australia at J

Albertus ("Bertus") Johannes Erasmus     Albertus ("Bertus") Johannes Erasmus       Origin/Culture/Country: Zimbabwe

Albertus ("Bertus") Johannes Erasmus: is a Zimbabwean cricketer. Erasmus captained the Zimbabwean Under-19 Test team in 1997, losing two games and drawing once against England. He has now given up cricket to become a chartered accountant.

Daniel Jacobus "Danie" Erasmus     Daniel Jacobus "Danie" Erasmus       Origin/Culture/Country: Australian

Daniel Jacobus "Danie" Erasmus: was a rugby union player who represented Australia.Erasmus, a wing, was born in Pretoria and claimed a total of 2 international rugby caps for Australia.

Georges Henry Erasmus     Georges Henry Erasmus       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Georges Henry Erasmus: is a Canadian Aboriginal politician. He was the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations from 1985 to 1991. He became president of the Dene Nation in 1974 and while president fought against the proposed Mackenzie Valley Pipeline. He was the federal New Democratic Party candidate in 1979 for Western Arctic riding.

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