TIL – Jesuit Priest Athanasius Kircher has been compared to da Vinci as ‘Master of a Hundred Arts’. Considered a founder of Egyptology, proposed the plague was spread by microorganism, andinventions attributed to him include a magnetic clock, various automatons and the first megaphone.

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