Anders Celsius


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Noun1.Anders Celsius - Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)Anders Celsius - Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)
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1701: Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer who created the centigrade temperature scale, was born in Uppsala.
In 1701, astronomer Anders Celsius, inventor of the Celsius temperature scale, was born in Uppsala, Sweden.
Name what is being measured (eg Anders Celsius is temperature).