Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey


Date of Birth: 31-May-1711

Place of Birth: Berlin

Date of Death: 07-Mar-1797

Profession: translator, Encyclopédistes, philosopher, essayist

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey

  • Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey (French: Jean Henri Samuel Formey; 31 May 1711 – 7 March 1797) was a German churchman, educator, author, and journalist.
  • The son of an immigrant French family, he preached, taught, and wrote in French.
  • A founding member of the Berlin Academy, he wrote thousands of letters, popularized scientific and philosophical ideas, and also contributed to Diderot's Encyclopédie.

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