Niels Stensen

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Stensen, Niels:

see Steno, NicolausSteno, Nicolaus
, Latinized form of Niels Stensen
, 1638–86, Danish anatomist, geologist, and Roman Catholic prelate. He lived principally in Copenhagen, Paris, and Florence.
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For example, the role of Christians like Nicolas Steno and William Buckland in the development of a concept of Earth's antiquity are emphasized.
London, Jan 11 ( ANI ): Google has celebrated the 374th birthday of Nicolas Steno, known as the "father of geology", with a doodle.
11 -- Google has posted a doodle on its home page to commemorate 374th birth anniversary of Danish anatomist and geologist Nicolas Steno, widely regarded as the father of modern geology.