Herman Boerhaave

Baptism date: 
December 31, 1686
Burial date: 
September 23, 1738

This botanist, chemist, and physician was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1730. A professor at Leiden University, he visited Leeuwenhoek and corresponded with him. Four of the letters in the Send-Brieven were addressed to Boerhaave.

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