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Authorised form of nameTimone; Emanuele (1665 - 1741)
Other forms of nameEmmanuele
Other forms of surnameTimoni
Dates1665 - 1741
Place of birthItaly?
Date of birth1665
Date of death1741
OccupationDiplomat; Physician
ActivityEducation:
Padua; MD; Incorporated at Oxford
Career:
Travelled throughout the Ottoman Empire; practised in Constantinople; after taking part in the negotiations for the Peace of Carlowitz (1699), he travelled to England with the English representative, William, Lord Paget; returned to Constantinople (1703); he described the practice of inoculation against smallpox as practised in the Ottoman Empire in a letter to John Woodward (FRS 1693); committed suicide
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election30/11/1703
RelationshipsSon of the interpreter to the British Embassy to the Sublime Porte
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; Hirsch; Biog Univ
References:
Raymond Phineas Stearns, 'Fellows of the Royal Society in North Africa and the Levant, 1662-1800' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 75-90
Notes:
Hirsch and Biog Univ say he was Greek, but N&R article says he was born in Italy and gives date of death as c 1718
Royal Society codeNA423
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CLP/14ii/6Paper, 'De Peste Constantinopoli grassante' [Treatise on the plague in Constantinople] by Emanuele Timone1714
RBO/11/19Treatise of the plague of 1714 in Constantinople by Emanuel Timone1720
CLP/23ii/72Paper, 'Clausula excerpta ex historia variolarum quae per incisionem excitantur' by [Emanuele] Timone[1732]
CLP/23ii/73Extract, from 'History of small pox by inoculation' by Dr [Emanuele] Timonend
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