Saturday, March 14, 2009


Croatia 50000 Dinara 1993 Unc
Front: Ruder Baskovic (1711-1781)
Back: Statue of seated Glagolica, Mother Croatia

Roger Joseph Boscovich was a physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat, poet, and Jesuit from Ragusa (today Dubrovnik, in Croatia) who lived for a time in France, England and some Italian states. He is famous for his atomic theory, given as a clear, precisely-formulated system utilizing principles of Newtonian mechanics.
Portrait by Robert Edge Pine, London, 1760.

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