Hermann Boerhaave


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(1668–1738), Dutch physician and chemist.

The son of a Protestant pastor, Boerhaave was born in Voorhout, a small village near Leiden. In 1684, in accordance with the wishes of his ...

Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Modern History (1700 to 1945).

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