People: contemporaries

Died Antony's
Nicolaas Witsen August 10, 1717 correspondent
Nicolaes Boogaert van Belois January 1, 1746
Paul Durven April 5, 1711 lawyer friend with whom he rented the St. Agnieten Toorn
Petrus Gribius November 4, 1739 minister late in his life
Pontus Bourbon neighbor
Reinier de Graaf August 30, 1673 mentor who wrote the cover letter to his first letter to the Royal Society
René Descartes February 11, 1650 influence, especially the idea of "globules" as a basic unit of matter
Robbert Gordon witness
Spinoza February 21, 1677
Theodorus Craanen February 27, 1688 friend and colleague
Thomas van der Wilt May 19, 1733 illustrator earlier in his career
Willem van der Lely April 2, 1772 estate executor
Willem van der Wilt January 24, 1727 illustrator toward the end of his career
William Davidson January 1, 1689 master in the linen trade during his apprenticeship in Amsterdam