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Willem Jacob 's- Gravesande

(1688—1742)


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(1688–1742), Netherlandish philosopher and scientist.

Born in 1688 in 's Hertogenbosch (Bois-le-Duc), Willem Jacob 'sGravesande was educated as a lawyer. Together with some literary friends—particularly Justus van Effen, Prosper Marchand ...

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).


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