William Brouncker

Death or Burial date: 
April 5, 1684

2nd Viscount Brouncker

Brouncker was a Founder Fellow of the Royal Society in 1660 and president from 1662 to 1677, when Oldenburg died. Not knowing who else to send his letters to, Leeuwenhoek sent three in a row to Brouncker in late 1677. By the following year, he began sending to Hooke and Grew instead.

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