Pieter Teyler was born on March 25, 1702 in Haarlem. His parents were Isaac Teyler and Mary van der Hulst. In the tradition of his Scottish Mennonite family, he took the lot of the poor and the orphaned to heart. As well as donating money, he took up their cause in local politics - not just for memb ...
Teylers Museum

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 The observatory
Founding and growth
 Pieter Teyler's<br> Will
Main actors
 Teylers' first half<br> century
Organisation
 Active societies
Teyler's era
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Collecting
 Van Marum and applied<br> science
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