From Kook Science
"Portrait of an Alchemist"
dated 17th century, artist unknown
|Born||2 February 1566|
Łukowica, Kingdom of Poland
|Died||c. May-August 1636 (70)|
Kravaře, Holy Roman Empire
|Noted work(s)||Novum Lumen Chymicum (1604)|
Michał Sędziwój (February 2, 1566 - c. May—August 1636), known in English as Michael Sendivogius and Latin as Sendivogius Polonus, was a Polish alchemist and physician, noted as the discoverer of the central nitre, which was re-discovered later and termed oxygen by Lavoisier.
- Novum Lumen Chymicum, a.k.a. De Lapide Philosophorum Tractatus duodecim e naturae fonte et manuali experientia depromti (1604)
- The New Chemical Light, drawn from the fountain of Nature and of Manual Experience
- Dialogus Mercuriii, Alchemistae et Naturae (Cologne, 1607)
- Tractatus de sulphure altero naturae principio (Cologne, 1616)
- Waite, A. E. (1888), "Michael Sendivogious", Lives of Alchemystical Philosophers, London: G. Redway, p. 174-181, https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/001486595