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date: 03 April 2020

Mainauduc, John Boniot de [John Boniot Demainauduc]locked

(c. 1750–1797)
  • Patricia Fara

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Mainauduc, John Boniot de [John Boniot Demainauduc] (c. 1750–1797), surgeon and animal magnetizer, was born in Cork, the son of Elias Mainauduc (c.1710–1790), 'one of the greatest mathematicians in Europe', according to the Gentleman's Magazine (60, 1790, 575), but, more probably, a linen draper, of French protestant descent. After a classical education, probably in ...

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