Hermanus Boerhaave

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Herman Boerhaave

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Voorhout, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Death: September 23, 1738 (69)
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Boerhaave and Hagar Daelder
Husband of Maria Drolenvaux
Father of Maria Joanna Boerhaave and -drie zonen Boerhaave

Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Hermanus Boerhaave

http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_Boerhaave Herman(us) Boerhaave (Voorhout St. Boerhaavehuis, 31 december 1668 – Leiden, 23 september 1738) was een Nederlands arts, anatoom, botanicus, scheikundige, humanist[bron?] en onderzoeker.

~• An account of the life and writings of Herman Boerhaave ...: in two parts, with an appendix (Google eBook) William Burton printed for Henry Lintot, 1746 - 225 pages



Herman Boerhaave (Dutch: [ˈɦɛrmɑn ˈbuːrˌɦaːvə], 31 December 1668 – 23 September 1738) was a Dutch botanist, Christian humanist and physician of European fame. He is regarded as the founder of clinical teaching and of the modern academic hospital and is sometimes referred to as "the father of physiology," along with his pupil Albrecht von Haller. He is best known for demonstrating the relation of symptoms to lesions and, in addition, he was the first to isolate the chemical urea from urine. His motto was Simplex sigillum veri; Simplicity is the sign of truth.

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December 31, 1668
Voorhout, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Age 43
September 23, 1738
Age 69
Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Nederland