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deficient in harmony; a defect, he adds, which the author, by retouching and correcting, is capable of removing. Mr. Kheraskof has not in the present reign failed of acquiring the rewards due to his extraordinary talents ; having been successively appointed vice-president of the college of mines,
counsellor of state, and curator of the university of Moscow. Coxc's Tra- KHILKOF (PRINCE), a Ruffian nobleman, descended vels into from a very antient family, had distinguished himself as emRusia,
bassador to several foreign courts, before he was sent in 1700 p. 191.
to Stockholm in that capacity. He accompanied Charles
nicles, and a few tate-papers ; but as he could not obtain . the necessary documents so well as if he had been upon the spot, his performance unavoidably contains occasional errors, many of which the judicious editor has pointed out and corrected. About the time of Khilkof's death, another native commenced a similar work upon a much larger scale, and
who had more opportunities of obtaining information. This. · person was Vasili Tatisichef; of whom some memoirs will
be given in Vol. XII.
KOENIG (DANIEL), by birth a Swiss, died at Rotter- Dictiondam, at the age of 22, in consequence of a severe drubbing naire Histos he had received at Franeker. The populace, overhearing rique, Caeng him talk in French, took it into their head that he was a French spy, and would have demolished him on the spot, if the academicians had not rescued him from their fury: but the wounds which he received hurried him to the grave in a few months. He translated into Latin Dr. Arbuthnot's " Tables of Ancient Coins," which remained in MS. till 1756, when it was published at Utrecht, with a curious and useful preface, by profeffor Reitz.
o by profetior at Utrechmained in Thut
KOENIG (SAMUEL), brother to the preceding, came Dictionearly into eminence by his mathematical abilities. He re- naire Histoa fided two years, at the castle of Cirey, with the illustrious rique, Caeng marchioness du Chatelet, who profited highly by his instruc-"
1783. tions. He afterwards became professor of philosophy and natural law at Franeker; when he went to the Hague as librarian to the Stadtholder and to the princess of Orange. The academy of Berlin enrolled him amongst her members, and afterwards expelled him on an occasion well known to the learned world, and which we have related in another Art. MAU: . place. All Europe was interested in the quarrel which this PERTUIS., occasioned between Koenig and Maupertuis. Koenig appealed to the public; and his “ Appeal," written with the animation of resentment, procured him many friends. He was author of some other works; and died in 1757, with the character of being one of the best mathematicians of the age. Voltaire, in a letter to Helvetius, says, “ Koenig " n'a de l'imagination en aucun fens, mais il est ce qu'on " appelle grand metaphysicien. Il est très-bon géomètre, 45 &, ce qui vaut mieux, très-bon garçon.”
15 Herring, archbishop
19 Hervey, James
Heylin, Dr. Peter
113 Horneck, Dr. Anthony 233
ib. Hospital, Wm. Fr. Anth. 241
127 Hotman, Francis 242
128 Hottinger, John-Henry 244
138 Hough, John
136 Garde des
158 Howell, James
Dr. John 264
Frederic ib. Hughes, John
187 Hume, David
138 Hunter, William, M. D. 282
196 Huss, John
199 Hutcheson, Dr. Francis
Hutten, Ulric de 307
204 Huygens, Christian
- Dr. Thomas 329
Hyginus, Caius-Julius - 334