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These dossiers are collections of information on innovations of - and facts about - Cornelis Drebbel. Click here for another view.



  1. Dossier:Drebbels Camera obscura
  2. Dossier:Drebbels Explosives
  3. Dossier:Drebbels Lenses
  4. Dossier:Drebbels Oxygen
  5. Dossier:Drebbels Perfect red
  6. Dossier:Drebbels Perpetuum Mobile
  7. Dossier:Drebbels Regulator
  8. Dossier:Drebbels Submarine
  9. Dossier:Drebbels Thermometer
  10. Dossier:Inventions in general


  1. Dossier:Biographies
  2. Dossier:Drebbel in Alkmaar
  3. Dossier:Drebbels Contemporaries
  4. Dossier:Drebbels Etches
  5. Dossier:Drebbels Writings
  6. Dossier:Naber
  7. Dossier:Painters and Drebbel
  8. Dossier:Questions
  9. Dossier:References

This wiki is intended to collect knowledge about Cornelis Drebbel's life and works.

It covers his early life and family in Alkmaar, his etchings with Hendrick Goltzius in Haarlem, his contemporaries - famous people who influenced him or his remembrance. 
Furthermore most of his books and writings are now digitally accessible. 

Those interested in Drebbel's innovations should take a look at the categories:

Many historians have studied Drebbel and many biographies and documents have been written about him. Dr. Naber played a special role in Drebbel's rehabilitation through the 1st Drebbel Society.