Helmont, Jan Baptista van
Helmont, Jan Baptista van
Born at Brussels, 1577; died near Vilvorde, 30 December, 1644. This scientist, distinguished in the early annals of chemistry, belonged to a Flemish family

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  • Helmont, Jan Baptista van — born Jan. 12, 1580, Brussels, Belg. died Dec. 30, 1644, Vilvoorde, Spanish Netherlands Belgian chemist, physiologist, and physician. Though he tended to mysticism, he was a careful observer and exact experimenter. The first to recognize gases… …   Universalium

  • Helmont , Jan Baptista van — (1579–1644) Flemish chemist and physician Van Helmont, who came from a noble Brussels family, was educated at the Catholic University of Louvain in medicine, mysticism, and chemistry, but declined a degree from them. Rejecting all offers of… …   Scientists

  • Helmont, Jan Baptista van — (12 ene. 1580, Bruselas, Bélgica–30 dic. 1644, Vilvoorde, Flandes español). Químico, fisiólogo y médico belga. Aunque de tendencias místicas, fue un observador meticuloso y un experimentador preciso. Fue el primero en reconocer otros gases además …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jan Baptista van Helmont —     Jan Baptista van Helmont     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jan Baptista van Helmont     Born at Brussels, 1577; died near Vilvorde, 30 December, 1644. This scientist, distinguished in the early annals of chemistry, belonged to a good Flemish… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Jan Baptist van Helmont — Infobox Scientist name = Jan Baptist van Helmont box width = image width = 150px caption = Jan Baptista van Helmont birth date = January 12, 1579 birth place = Brussels death date = December 30, 1644 death place = Vilvoorde, Southern Netherlands… …   Wikipedia

  • Johan Baptista van Helmont — Jan Baptist van Helmont, von Lisa Jardine fälschlich „Robert Hooke“ zugeschrieben Johan Baptista van Helmont (* 12. Januar 1580 (nach gregorianischem Kalender) in Brüssel; † 30. Dezember 1644 in Vilvoorde bei Brüssel) war ein flämischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Jan — m. Adaptación del nombre «khan», defendida como la más conforme a la pronunciación de esta palabra en su lengua original. ⇒ Can, kan, Khan. * * * jan. m. Cuba. Vara de madera dura, rematada en una punta de hierro, que se emplea para ahoyar en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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