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Uitvinders van de Lage Landen 1500-1700

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  • Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632 - 1723)
    nl.wikipedia... ; en.wikipedia... ; ucmp.berkeley.edu... ; findagrave... Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (of Anthonie, Antonie of Theunis) (Delft, 24 oktober 1632 – aldaar, 26 augustus 1723) was een Ne...
  • Johannes van Musschenbroek (1660 - 1707)
    Instrument-maker 1685 : aug-16 R'dam & M. van STRAATEN
  • Cornelis Jacobszoon Drebbel (1572 - 1633)
    See Wikipedia... en lees hier meer (NL)
  • Christiaen Huygens (1629 - 1695)
    He was a famous mathematician, physicist and astronomer. He invented the pendulum clock, the principal of the steamengine and a gunpowder engine. Jan Jansz Stampioen was for two years (1643-1645) his t...
  • Constantijn Huygens (1628 - 1697)

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  • Cornelis Jacobsz Drebbel (1572-1633) - Built the first navigable submarine (1620)
  • Gemma Frisius (1508-1555) - applied his mathematical expertise to geography, astronomy and map making. became the leading theoretical mathematician in the Low Countries.
  • Nicolaas Hartsoeker (1656-1725) invented the screw-barrel simple microscope
  • Jan van der Heyden (1637-1712) - he significantly contributed to contemporary firefighting
  • Romeyn de Hooghe (1645-1708) - invented a way to print on cotton
  • Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695)
  • Constantyn Huygens (1628-1697)
  • Zacharias Jansen (1585-1632) - invented the first optical telescope
  • Jan Adriaanszoon Leeghwater (1575-1650)
  • Antoni van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723)
  • Johannes Lippershey (1570-1619)
  • Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594)
  • Adriaan Metius (1571-1635)
  • Johan Joosten van Musschenbroeck (1660-1707)
  • Willebrord Snel van Royen (1580-1626)
  • Cornelis Cornelisz van Uitgeest (1550-1607)
  • Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564) - founder of modern human anatomy
  • Ferdinand Verbiest (1623-1688) - corrected the Chinese calendar, designed the first steam car and a thermometer