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   Schickard
   Wilhelm
   W. S. ; Wilhelm Schickhardt / Schickhart / Schickhard / Schickart / Schickardt ;
   
   
   1592 in Herrenberg
   1636
   Tübingen
   joiner Lukas Schickard I (1511-1585) and Margreta, born Homel (mother)
   draughtsman and engraver Lukas Schickard (1560-1602) (brother) ; architect and inventor Heinrich Schickardt (1558-1634) (brother) ; ...
   monastery school in Bebenhausen; academic studies at Univ. Tübingen, is taught mathematics & astronomy by Prof. Michael Mästlin
   Germany
   Prof. of Hebrew and astronomy at the University of Tübingen ; Wirtembergiae Tabula VIII, Continens praefecturas quinque iuxta Schonbuchiam sylvam vel Nicri et Ammerae confluentem circiter sitos, nempe Tubingensem, Bebinhusanam, Herrenbergicam, Wiltpergensem et Nagoltanam una cum vicino comitatu Zollerense et magna parte ditionis Hohenbergicae inferioris (before 1635) ; Johannes Kepler (1571-1630): Epitome astronomiae copernicaniae (1617-1621) & Harmonics Mundi (1619) ;
   duce Friedrich of Württemberg (1557-1608) ; duce Johann Friedrich of Württemberg (1582-1628) ; Swabian noble families ;
   draughtsman and engraver Lukas Schickard II (1560-1602) (brother) ; mathematician and astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) ;
   astronomical, mathematical, physical, technical, cartographical and topographical drawing, woodcutting, and copper engraving
   https://www.leo-bw.de/media/labw_findmittel_06/current/delivered/bilder/labw-1-547562-2.jpg ; www.hao.ucar.edu/education/bios/kepler4.php
   https://www.deutsche-biographie.de/sfz78261.html ; https://www.deutsche-biographie.de/sfz78261.html#adbcontent
   Grees, Hermann: Der Schönbuch als Naturraum und Kulturlandschaft, in: Gamer-Wallert, Ingrid & Sönke Lorenz (eds.): Der Schönbuch. Mensch und Wald in Geschichte und Gegenwart (Tübingen: Attempto-Verlag 1999, 16-33: 19) ; Günther, Siegmund: Schickard, Wilhelm, in: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, vol. 31 (1890): 174f. ; Seck, Friedrich: Wilhelm Schickard, 1592-1635. Astronom, Geograph, Orientalist, Erfinder der Rechenmaschine (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag & Tübingen: Mohr, 1978: 347f.) ; Friedrich Seck: Kepler & Tübingen (Tübingen 1971: 41-2) ; Isabel Pantin: Kepler's epitome - new images for an innovative book, in: Transmitting Knowledge (Oxford 2006: 224ff.) ; Grees 2002: 18f. & 25f. ;
   Further relatives: painter Hans Schickard (1512-1585) (uncle), Tübingen ; painter Apelles Schickhardt (1580-1610) (cousin) ; painter Jakob Züberlein (1556-1607) (stepfather of Apelles Schickhardt), teacher in Bebenhausen and astronomer Wilhelm Gmelin. See also: http://fineartamerica.com/featured/epitome-astronomiae-copernicanae-1619-science-source.html. Mainly a German prof. of Hebrew & Astronomy at Univ. Tübingen; on the side also aiding colleagues with woodcut illustration.
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