Achilles, Alexander

, a nobleman of Prussia, lived at the court of Uladislaus, king of Poland, and died at Stockholm in 1675, in the ninety-first year of his age. The king of Poland sent him as ambassador to Persia, and the elector of Brandenburgh employed him on a similar mission to the Cossacks. He wrote, in German, a treatise on Earthquakes, and left some manuscripts political and philosophical. 1


Biographie Univeiselle.