Henry Oldenburg, F. R. S. (c.1615-1677)

  title={Henry Oldenburg, F. R. S. (c.1615-1677)},
  author={R. K. Bluhm},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={183 - 197}
  • R. K. Bluhm
  • Published 1 July 1960
  • History
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
Henry Oldenburg was bom in Bremen, probably in 1615, though the exact date is uncertain. His father, Heinrich Oldenburg, was a tutor in the city’s Gymnasium, and later became a professor at the University of Dorpat. The earliest member of the family of whom there is any certain knowledge is Johann Oldenburg, who came to Bremen from Munster in 1528 to take up the post of Rector of the then newly-established Evangelical School. Oldenburg received his early education at the Evangelical School, and… 
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