Who first realized that the earth circles the sun?

The astronomer that first realized that the earth circles the Sun was Nicolaus Copernicus. He was from the Kingdom of Poland.




It was around the year 1532 that Copernicus had basically completed his work on the manuscript of De revolutionibus orbium coelestium. This was the manuscript that described his theory in which the Earth circles the Sun and not the other way around.

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