Person record: HUYGENS, Lodewijk  (1631-1699)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameLodewijk HUYGENS
Relevance of this persondiplomat; brother of possible inventor of magic lantern 
Main period of activityN/A
Relationships to other peopleson of HUYGENS, Constantijn  (1596-1687)
brother of HUYGENS, Christiaan  (1629-1695)
13 March 1631born atDen Haag, Netherlands
1 July 169968died atRotterdam, Netherlands
(* = main subject)

* Willem Wagenaar, The origins of the lantern: the true inventor of the magic lantern -- Kircher, Walgenstein or Huygens? in NMLJ 1.3 (March 1980), p. 11

Lucerna ID no. 6003601Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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