Johannes Huniades

Johannes Huniades (Hungarian: Bánfi-Hunyadi János) (1576–1646) was a Hungarian goldsmith and alchemist, resident in England from 1608. He was born at Nagybánya in Transylvania (now Baia Mare in Romania). He was hired as an instructor by Kenelm Digby in or shortly after 1633. At this time he was giving regular courses on chemical topics at Gresham College; his students there included John Webster. He worked also for Arthur Dee and Theodore de Mayerne.

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1646 at age of 70


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