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date: 20 August 2019

Helmont, Jan Baptista van 

Source:
A Dictionary of Scientists
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 Market House Books Market House Books

(1579–1644) Flemish chemist and physicianVan Helmont, who came from a noble Brussels family, was educated at the Catholic University of Louvain in medicine, mysticism, and chemistry, but declined a degree from them. Rejecting all offers of employment he devoted himself to private research at his home. In ... ...

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