Melchisedec Thevenot

Death or Burial date: 
October 29, 1692

French author, scientist, traveler, cartographer, orientalist, inventor, and diplomat.

Corresponded with Hooke, Ch Huygens, Swammerdam and others who also knew Leeuwenhoek.

Letter 111 of 23 September 1688 to Melchisedec Thevenot: "A few years ago I took the liberty to send you a few of my modest ideas and observations, to which Your Honour replied in courteous terms."

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