Wilhelm Bombast von Hohenheim (deceased)

‹ Back to von Hohenheim surname

View Wilhelm Bombast von Hohenheim's complete profile:

  • See if you are related to Wilhelm Bombast von Hohenheim
  • Request to view Wilhelm Bombast von Hohenheim's family tree


Nicknames: "Wilhelm Bombast de Riett"
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Occupation: Chemist & physician
Managed by: Yigal Burstein / יגאל בורשטיין
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Wilhelm Bombast von Hohenheim

The father of Paracelsus was a doctor, and the bastard son of a German nobleman: having intelligence and education but no endowment. Although he was brought up in poverty in the countryside of Switzerland, Paracelsus was exposed from an early age to the erudition, and to the library, of his father.



illegitimate member of the old and noble Bombast family of Swabia

view all

Wilhelm Bombast von Hohenheim's Timeline

November 11, 1493
Einsiedeln, Einsiedeln, Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland