Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz


Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von

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Salary receipt of the last great polymath. Leibniz certifies the Braunschwg. Lunebg. Cämmerer (treasurer) Mr. Cleve that he received the „two hundred thaler half-yearly salary“. - Under Ernst August Leibniz had become a librarian at the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel in 1691. Leibniz had been printing the first volume of the „Scriptores rerum Brunsvicensium“ in Hanover since the end of March and only made a short visit to Wolfenbüttel in the second half of April. From the back note by another hand: „To Mr. Bibliothecario Leibnitz 200 Thl.". - Leibniz autographs have become very rare. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz is considered the polymath of his time and was one of the most important philosophers of the late 17th and early 18th centuries and one of the most important pioneers of the Enlightenment. The „Scriptores Rervm Brvnsvicensivm Illvstrationi Inservientes“ came in two volumes.