Collimitius Tannstetter, Georgius#
b. Rain am Lech (Germany), 1482, d. Innsbruck, March 26, 1535, humanist scholar, teacher at the University of Vienna 1503-1528 (initially mathematics, later medicine), founded the "Sodalitas Collimitiana", worked as cartographer (map of Hungary and with Stabius a map of Austria for Lazius). Personal physician to Emperor Maximilian I and to King Ferdinand I and his children. During the plague epidemic of 1521 he wrote a treatise on measures to combat the plague. Became a pioneer in the field of history of science by compiling a list of mathematicians who had worked at the University of Vienna from the end of the 14th century to the beginning of the 16th century ("Viri Mathematici").
Literature#F. Graf-Stuhlhofer, Humanismus zwischen Hof und Universitaet, 1996.