1545 in science

The year 1545 in science and technology involved some significant events.

List of years in science (table)




  • Pedro de Medina's Arte de navegar is published in Valladolid, the first treatise on the art of navigation to be published in Europe.

Physiology and medicineEdit

  • Charles Estienne publishes De dissectione partium corporis humani, libri tres, including a description of the venous valves of the liver.
  • Ambroise Paré publishes his first book, a treatise on battlefield medicine, La méthode de traicter les playes faictes par hacquebutes et aultres bastons à feu et de celles qui sont faictes par flèches, dardz et semblables, in Paris.
  • Thomas Phaer publishes The Boke of Chyldren, the first book on paediatrics written in English.





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