People: contemporaries

Died Antony's
Abraham Cornelis van Bleyswyck January 28, 1761 correspondent, visitor, and distant relative
Abraham Edens June 21, 1765 friend and buyer of some of his microscopes and lenses
Adriaan Beman March 30, 1737 printer late in his career
Adriaen Coornwinder January 1, 1657
Adriaen van Assendelft August 8, 1742 neighbor and colleague at the Stadhuis
Aldert Hodenpijl June 29, 1681 witness and guildhouse manager
Andries Voorstad February 20, 1730 printer
Anthonie Heinsius August 3, 1720 friend from the Stadhuis in the 1660's who went on to become Grand Pensionary of the Republic
Antonius de Heyde
Arnold Ramp December 22, 1734 co-worker at the Stadhuis
Bartholomeus Ritmeier December 29, 1677 client as curator
Christiaan Huygens July 8, 1695 friend and colleague
Constantijn Huygens March 28, 1687 friend and colleague
Cornelis Boutesteyn main printer
Cornelis Isaaks 's Gravesande December 5, 1691 neighbor who helped him learn anatomy and dissection techniques
Cornelis Vallensis June 27, 1692 friend
Daniel Bogaert June 17, 1681 co-worker at the Stadhuis
Daniel van Gaesbeeck first printer
Evert van der Zijde November 9, 1726 client as curator
Ewout van Bleiswijk May 9, 1723 Stadhuis colleague and correspondent
Frans Leenderts van Helden February 8, 1649 seller of the Gulden Hoofd
Frederik Adriaan van Reede van Renswoude December 12, 1738 friend, host, husband of Maria Duyst
Frederik Ruysch February 22, 1731 visitor and fellow anatomist
George d'Acquet January 10, 1732 neighbor; distant relative by marriage
Gerard van Assendelft April 11, 1760 estate executor
Gerard van Loon August 29, 1758
Gerrit den Appel June 14, 1687 co-worker at the Stadhuis
Govert Bidloo March 30, 1713 fellow anatomist and correspondent
Harmen van Zoelen September 30, 1702 correspondent, a regent and city official from Rotterdam
Hendrik d’ Acquet August 15, 1706 neighbor; city doctor; regent
Hendrik van Bleyswijk August 20, 1703
Hendrik van Cronevelt January 29, 1708 printer and next-door neighbor
Herman Boerhaave September 23, 1738 visitor and correspondent
Hubert Kornelis Poot December 31, 1733 panegyrist and fellow townsman
IJsak van Krimpen December 8, 1716 friend, sea captain who provided whale parts for Leeuwenhoek to study
Isaac Soubrie December 2, 1710 co-worker at the Stadhuis; camerbewaarder of the Weeskamer
Jacob Spoors January 22, 1677 older friend who furthered his interests in geometry and mathematics
Jan Strick February 17, 1672 co-worker at the Stadhuis
Johan Arnold Langerak last printer
Johan Ham "best capable" scientific colleague
Johannes Blaukamer May 30, 1699 business partner
Johannes Hudde April 15, 1704 fellow microscopist
Johannes Swammerdam February 17, 1680 colleague from Amsterdam who visited but found him hard to reason with
Johannes Verkolje May 8, 1693 portrait painter
Johannes Vermeer December 15, 1675 fellow citizen of Delft. We have no evidence that they knew each other.
Lambert Twent September 14, 1697 neighbor, Delft's first postmaster
Lambert van Velthuysen November 5, 1685 correspondent who lived in Utrecht
Maria Duyst van Voorhout April 26, 1754 neighbor as a child and his life-long friend
Nicolaas Hartsoeker December 10, 1725 rival over the discovery of sperm
Nicolaas Witsen August 10, 1717 correspondent

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