Jonas Moore

Birth or Baptism date: 
February 8, 1617
Death or Burial date: 
August 27, 1679

Moore was a mathematician and Ordnance Officer elected to the Royal Society in 1674. As a surveyor, he was involved in the draining of the Great Level of the Fens. As a patron of astronomy, he was influential in establishing the Royal Observatory at Greenwich.

In November 1677, Moore was one of the nine witnesses to Robert Hooke's replication of Leeuwenhoek's observations of microbes.

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