Percival Lowell Biography

Percival Lawrence Lowell was an American businessman, author, mathematician, and astronomer who fueled speculation that there were canals on Mars. He founded the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, and formed the beginning of the effort that led to the discovery of Pluto 14 years after his death. The choice of the name was made by eleven-year-old Venetia Phair. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Percival Lowell
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Astronomer
Date of Birth:
March 13, 1855
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Date of Death:
November 12, 1916
Age at Death:
61
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