Johan Ludvig Heiberg
Danish philologist and historianDied when: 73 years 38 days (877 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Johan Ludvig Heiberg (27 November 1854 – 4 January 1928) was a Danish philologist and historian.He is best known for his discovery of previously unknown texts in the Archimedes Palimpsest, and for his edition of Euclid's Elements that T.
L.Heath translated into English.He also published an edition of Ptolemy's Almagest.