Gustav Adolfi Gümnaasium

Gerbard Himsel (1603 – 1676) was at Gustav Adolf`s Grammar School as the mathematician, physicist and also taught jurisprudence from 1632 till 1676. He was one of the first people of Estonia origin to adopt and promote Kopernik`s views. He compiled and published several writings and calenders in the field of astronomy. Himsel assigned to be in charge of the construction of the city`s fortifications. As he had a doctorate in medicine in Germany, he was also our city`s doctor.

The Gustav Adolf Lyceum or Gustav Adolf Gymnasium (Estonian: Tallinna Gustav Adolfi Gümnaasium), in Tallinn, Estonia, was established in 1631 by the Swedish king Gustav II Adolf and is one of the oldest extant secondary schools in Europe.

Talinn
Estonia

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