Уилкинс, Джон

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Reverend John Wilkins,D.D., bishop of Chester, Warden of Wadham College England 1614 – 1672 Teachers: inspired by Francis Bacon; John Amos Comenius; Cornelius Agrippa; John Dee; Robert Fludd; William Gilbert, author of De Magnete, 1600; William Harvey, discoverer of blood circulation in Du Motu Cordis aka On the Motion of the Heart; Students: Robert Boyle; Robert Hooke; Christopher Wren; Henry Oldenburg; Sir Robert Moray; Sir Isaac Newton ; Theodore Haak; Samuel Hartlib; John Wallis; Christiaan Huygens; Charles Babbage; Barbara J. Shapiro; Jorge Luis Borges; Michel Foucault; Hedy Kiesler Markey aka Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler aka Hedy Lamarr, actress and inventor or an 88 key code for torpedo control, early wi-fi and bluetooth technology; Friends: King Charles II; William Harvey, discoverer of circulation; Seth Ward; Robina French née Cromwell, youngest sister of Oliver Cromwell, wife, giving him a bridge between Royalists and Parliamentarians; Elizabeth of Bohemia; Thomas Sprat; Dr. Robert Childe; Enemies: Organizations: founded The Physico-Mathematical Experimental Learning at Gresham College, 1600 AKA The "Invisible College" of Gresham College and Oxford; The Royal Society AKA Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge; Author: An Essay towards a Real Character and a Philosophical Language, 1668 on a Universal Language; The Discovery of a World in the Moone (aka Moon), 1638; Mercury, or the Secret and Swift Messenger, 1641, the first English-language book on cryptography; Vindiciae academiarum (1654), with Seth Ward; Mathematical Magic aka Mathematicall Magick or The Wonders that may be performed by Mathematicall Geometry, 1648; Comments: Genius at everything ; The Universal Language project; mechanical engineer; Math; decimal system of measurement; cryptographer; PanSopia, a system of All Wisdom, freely shared, so improvements will develop quickly and the benefits shared by all; one of the Founders of the Royal Society ; Freemason; Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Wilkins; A MAN OF MISCONCEPTIONS: The Life of an Eccentric In An Age Of Change by John Glassie, 2012;