Thomas Bugge.Kön: Dän: Just: Rath, Professor d. Mathematick u Astronomie an der K. Universität zu Kopenhagen, und bey der Königle. Marine. Mitglied mehrerer Akadem.d.Wissenschaften.
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Thomas Bugge (1740-1815) the Danish astronomer, mathematician and surveyor. He was appointed professor of mathematics and astronomy at the University of Copenhagen. He was very imporant in the development of economic surveying in Denmark and between 1765-77 he was given to the task to map these developments, which was part of the Royal Danish Academy's 80-year work on the mapping of Denmark in scale 1:120000. The portrait was published in 'Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden' (Universal Geographical Ephemerides (i.e. encyclopedia)) by Friedrich Bertuch et al.
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