Nicolaes Tulp

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Claes Pietersz

Also Known As: "Nicolaus Petreius", "Nicolaes Tulp", "Claes Pietersz"
Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Death: September 12, 1674 (80)
The Hague, The Hague, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Dirk Tulp and Gerritgen Dircksdr Poelenburch
Husband of Eva Egbertsdr van der Voech and Margaretha Pietersd. de Vlaming van Oudtshoorn
Father of Catharina Nicolaas Peter Tulp; Dirk Nicolaas Peter Tulp; Gherytgen Tulp; Pieter Tulp; Egbert Tulp and 4 others
Brother of Grietje; Dirck Pietersz, alias Diedericus Petreius and Trijntje Pietersdr

Occupation: Medisch Doctor, praeletor anatomie aan het Athenemum Illustre
Managed by: Ad W.M. Teulings, GI
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About Nicolaes Tulp

Tulp was born on 11 October 1593 into a prosperous, Protestant Amsterdam merchant family. He received his medical education at Leiden University where he matriculated in 1611 and obtained his degree in 1614, defending 24 propositions De Cholera Hiunida. Among his teachers were Reinier Bontius, Aelius Vorstiiis, and Pieter Paaw. After completing his studies, Tulp left for Amsterdam where he practiced surgeiy and general medicine. Because he was a very engaged and respected physician, his practice soon became enormous and time-consuming. Apart form his medical interests Tulp was intimately involved in the projects and affairs of the city of Amsterdam. In 1622 he was elected alderman and one of the 36 councillors of the city, a position to which he was elected four more times in later years. Read more about him

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Nicolaes Tulp's Timeline

October 9, 1593
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Nederland
Age 24
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June 18, 1622
Age 28
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
June 6, 1624
Age 30
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Age 39