Jakob Gronovius (1645 - 1716)

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Nicknames: "Jacob Gronow", "Jacobus"
Birthplace: Deventer, Deventer, Overijssel, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
Occupation: hoogleraar geschiedenis en grieks in Leiden, Geographer
Managed by: June Barnes (Buchanan)
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About Jakob Gronovius

Curriculum VITAE

  • 1658 : Verhuizing Deventer -> Leiden
  • Hoogleraar Geschiedenis - Leiden
  • Hoogleraar Grieks - Leiden
  • 1697-1702 : Redacteur Thesaurus antiquitatum Graecarum

Jakob Gronovius From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jakob Gronovius Jacobus Gronovius a.k.a. Jacob Gronow (10 October 1645, Deventer - 21 October 1716, Leiden) was a Dutch classical scholar. He was the son of the German classical scholar Johann Friedrich Gronovius and Aleyda ten Nuyl from Deventer, and father of the botanist Jan Frederik Gronovius. His family moved to Leiden in 1658 and he married Anna van Vredenburch from Rotterdam on 5 May 1680 [1]. Gronovius is chiefly known as the editor of the Thesaurus antiquitatum Graecarum (1697-1702, in 13 volumes).

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Jakob Gronovius's Timeline

1645
October 10, 1645
Deventer, Deventer, Overijssel, The Netherlands
October 12, 1645
Deventer, Deventer, Overijssel, The Netherlands
1680
April 19, 1680
Age 34
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
1683
March 2, 1683
Age 37
Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
1686
February 10, 1686
Age 40
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
1695
June 24, 1695
Age 49
Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands
1697
1697
Age 51
1716
October 21, 1716
Age 71
Leiden, Leiden, South Holland, The Netherlands