Paracelsus, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Paracelsus

Swiss physician and alchemist

Date of Birth: 10-Nov-1493

Place of Birth: Einsiedeln, Central Switzerland, Switzerland

Date of Death: 24-Sep-1541

Profession: astronomer, naturalist, pharmacist, astrologer, physician writer, chemist, theologian, philosopher

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio


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About Paracelsus

  • Paracelsus (; 1493/4 – 24 September 1541), born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, and astrologer of the German Renaissance.He was a pioneer in several aspects of the "medical revolution" of the Renaissance, emphasizing the value of observation in combination with received wisdom.
  • He is credited as the "father of toxicology".
  • Paracelsus also had a substantial impact as a prophet or diviner, his "Prognostications" being studied by Rosicrucians in the 1700s.
  • Paracelsianism is the early modern medical movement inspired by the study of his works.

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