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Johannes Sibertus Kuffler
Johannes Sibertus Kuffler (1595-1677) was a German inventor and chemist, from Cologne. He started in a successful dyeing business in Leiden, with his brother Abraham, and then moved it to Bow, London. In England he spent much effort promoting a 'secret weapon' (torpedo or submarine) for naval warfare, petioning Richard Cromwell.
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He married Catherina, daughter of Cornelius Drebbel. Like his father-in-law, he contributed to technology, in the matter of ovens that were self-regulating. He demonstrated a use as incubator to the Royal Society.
He had a 1618 doctorate from the University of Padua.
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