James Jurin

Birth or Baptism date: 
December 15, 1684
Death or Burial date: 
March 29, 1750

Jurin became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1717, and was its Secretary from 1721 to 1727.

As editor of volumes 31-34 of the Philosophical Transactions, he published Leeuwenhoek's final letters. After Leeuwenhoek's death, Jurin wrote the Royal Society's thank-you to Maria van Leeuwenhoek for the gift of a box of 26 of her father's microscopes.

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