Man of science; Man of God
Young Years 1627
"He, by God's blessing on his prosperous industry, from very inconsiderable beginnings, built so plentiful and so eminent a fortune, that his prosperity has found many admirers, but few parallels."
Robert was the youngest son of fourteen children and most favorite child. He was the son of an Earl of Cork. At the age of eleven he was taken out of school and tutored at home. Soon after he went with his brother Francis on a tour of Europe with his tutor. With Robert return his new passion that he dedicated his life to writing and scientific research.
Soon the British civil war out broke. Boyle's father had joined this war and fought the Irish. Soon Robert's father had died and he had inherited the estate.
Boyle wrote a book called the "The scepitcal Chemist" argued against Airstotle that the four elements were not firethat the four elements were not Fire,Water ,Earth, and Air. He believed that matter was composed corpuscles which themselves were differently built up of different configurations of primary particle. Many though of his works were over shadowed by Newton. The sceptical chemist laied the foundation for modern chemistry.
Boyle remained faithful in God and in this field. he believed both can go hand in hand.Soon Robert became a owner of a company for the christian gospel.
He moved to London with his sister and soon suffered of a stroke. This though didn't hinder him of his experimentation. Soon Robert died of poor health and died on december 31, in 1691
The General History of the Air
One of Robert's many books
The Sceptical Cheymist
Robert's book for the foundation of modern chemistry.
2. was never married
3. was the youngest out of fourteenchildren
4.some say he suffered from some blindness
5. spoke two languages by the age of 8.