Authorised form of nameScheuchzer; Johann Jakob (1672 - 1733)
Other forms of nameJoannes Jacobus
Other forms of surnameScheuchzerus
Dates1672 - 1733
Place of birthZurich, Switzerland
Date of birth02 August 1672
Place of deathZurich, Switzerland
Date of death23 June 1733
Research fieldMedicine; natural history; mathematics; geology; geophysics
ActivityResearch Field:
Medicine, natural history, mathematics, geology, geophysics
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election30/11/1703
RelationshipsFather of John Caspar Scheuchzer (FRS 1724)
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Altname from DSB.
A Rupert Hall, 'Further Newton Correspondence' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 7-34
Sir Gavin de Beer and Max H Hey, 'The First Ascent of Mont Blanc' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 236-255
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1410
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/9/68Concerning fire or degree of heat in the Alps by John Jacob Scheuchzer1707
CLP/12ii/12Paper, 'Anatomia senis decrepiti annorum 109' by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer2 February 1723
EL/S2/32Account of trees and alpine plants by Joannes Scheuchzerus, dated at Tigurum (Zurich)20 December 1707
RBO/9/69Concerning fertility in Switzerland by John Jacob Scheuchzer1707
EL/S2/33Extract of two letters to Hans Sloane1732
RBO/9/66Account of alpine trees and plants by John Jacob Scheuchzer1707
CLP/14i/62Paper, 'Hasce suas de nostalgia Helvetica nationis morbo meditationes sacras vult' by Johannes Jacobus Scheuchzerus [Johann Jakob Scheuchzer][1707]
RBO/11/85Concerning cases of longevity in Tiguri by John Jacob Scheuchzer1723
RBO/15/96Account of the waters at the baths at Baden by John James Schuechzer sent to Hans Sloane1731
CLP/5/13Paper, table of meteorological observations by J J Scheuchzer for 1708c1708
CLP/5/25Paper, copy of meteorological observations for 1724 by J J Scheuchzer1725
RBO/9/65Account of a disease common in Switzerland called 'nostalgia' by John Jacob Scheuchzer1707
RBO/17/64Details of a case where a woman was bitten by a man by John James Scheuchzer1731
LBO/19/186Copy extracts from two letters from Johannes Scheuchzer and Johann Steigertahl to Hans Sloane1731
CLP/12ii/38Copy of a letter, on the history of cataracts from Walthier [Rhaeti?] to J J [Johann Jakob] Scheuchzer[1720s]
CLP/5/26Meteorological observations by J J Scheuchzer for 17241725
CLP/5/11Paper, tables of the barometrical altitudes at Zurich in Switzerland in 1708 observed by J J Scheuchzer and at Upminster by William Derhamc1708
CLP/4i/54Paper, 'De Ignis seu caloris certa portione Helvetiae adsignata' by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer[1707]
CLP/22i/73Letter, Account of [Johann Jakob] Scheuchzer's book '[Ouresiphoites] Helveticus sive Itinera Alpina tria ... [Survey of Switzerland, or three Alpine travels]' from Edward Lhuyd to Richard Richardson3 April 1708
CLP/8i/62Paper, observations of a lunar eclipse witnessed on 17 April 1707 by John Jacob Scheuchzer and John Gaspar Scheuchzer1707
MS/48Descriptio Itineris Alpini, Annis 1703, 1704 et 1705, per summas Helvetiae et totius Europae Alpes facti, a J Jacobo Scheuchzero, MD, Mathescos Professore Societatum Leopoldinae et Regiarum Anglicae et Prussiacae Membro1703-1704
RBO/9/67Account of the water in Switzerland by John Jacob Scheuchzer1707
CLP/22i/62Paper, 'Specimen Lithographiae Helveticae curiosae... [Specimen of curious lithograph of Switzerland]' by J J [Johann Jakob] Scheuchzer1702
CLP/10ii/5Paper, 'An account of the cinnamon tree in Ceylon and its several sorts' by Albertus Seba1720s
CLP/12ii/12/1Manuscript, 'Anatomia senis decrepiti annorum 109' by Johann Jakob Scheuchzer2 February 1723
CLP/12ii/12/2Plate, old man with pistol, sword, and skull by unknown artist[1723]
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