Theodore Haak

(1605—1690) translator and natural philosopher

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Theodore Haak was born on 25 July 1605 in Neuhausen, near Worms in Germany and died in London on 9 May 1690. He was buried in St Andrew's Church, Holborn. His father, Theodor, was a theologian educated at Heidelberg and related by marriage to the theologian Daniel Tossanus (Toussaint), Professor of Theology and rector of Heidelberg. The elder Haak was also related by marriage to the theologian Friedrick Spanheim and the statesman J.F. Schloer.


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