Helmont, Jean Baptiste van, 1577-1644

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Flemish physician and chemist who attempted to construct a natural philosophical system based on chemical concepts; also developed the concept of gas.

From the description of Extractus : selectissimarum rerum chymicarum, Joannis Bapt. Helmontii ab Helmond, insignis ac subtilissimi philosophi adepti lectu utilissmus, [ca. 1645-1799?]. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28743614

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Birth 1577-01-12

Death 1644-12-30

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Dutch; Flemish

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