Michał Boym, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Michał Boym

Jesuit missionary into China

Date of Birth: 07-Nov-1614

Place of Birth: Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 22-Jun-1659

Profession: naturalist, biologist, explorer, linguist, sinologist

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Michał Boym

  • Michal Piotr Boym (Chinese: ???; pinyin: Bu Mígé; c.
  • 1612 – 1659) was a Polish Jesuit missionary to China, scientist and explorer.
  • He was an early Western traveller within the Chinese mainland, and the author of numerous works on Asian fauna, flora and geography.
  • The first European Chinese dictionary, published in 1670, is attributed to Boym.

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