(c. 1556—1630)

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Polish alchemist. He enjoyed a popular reputation as the possessor of a powder (secured from the Scottish alchemist Alexander Seton) capable of transmuting lead into gold; he gave demonstrations ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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