Nations, nationality, nationalism, history and historiography

Was Boscovich Croation or Italian? Copernicus Polish or German? Al-Haytham Persian or Iraqi ? Gemma Frisius Belgian or Dutch? For some critical thoughts on the illegitimacy of these questions and the incorrectness of the usual answers go read here

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Aging freak who fell in love with the history of science and now resides mostly in the 16th century.
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