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Vincente Mut (1614-1687)
Vicente Mut i Armengol (1614–1687) was a Mallorcan astronomer, engineer, historian, mathematician and soldier.
He was born at Palma in 1614, and became a major of his island militia, a mathematician and historian. He wrote several publications on artillery, astronomy and history, and worked on the fortification of Mallorca.
Mutus crater on the Moon is named in his honor.