Authorised form of nameBerzelius; Jons Jakob (1779 - 1848)
Other forms of nameBerzelius, Jons Jacob
ForenamesJons Jakob
Dates1779 - 1848
Dates and placesBirth:
Vaversunda, Ostergotland, Sweden (29 August 1779)
Stockholm, Sweden (07 August 1848)
ActivityResearch Field:
MD (Uppsala)
Badearzt in Medevi; Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy, medical school, Stockholm; Professor of Medicine and Pharmacy, Stockholm (1808); wrote a "Textbook on chemistry" (1808-1830); visited England (1812)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
Copley Medal 1836
Bulloch's Roll
Proc Roy Soc 1849 No 74 pp 872-876
N G Coley, 'The Animal Chemistry Club; Assistant Society to the Royal Society' in NR 1967 vol 22 pp 173-185
R W Jones, 'Dalton's unfortunate choice' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 15-33
N G Coley, 'George Pearson MD, FRS (1751-1828): 'The greatest chemist in England'? in NR 2003 vol 57 pp
W P Griffith and P J T Morris, 'Charles Hatchett FRS (1765 - 1847), chemist and discoverer of niobium' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 299 - 316
DSB gives date of birth as 20 Aug 1779.
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3362
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1813/04Berzelius, Jons Jakob: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/000354Berzelius, Jons Jakobnd
M/008Berzelius, Jons Jakob1848
IM/000352Berzelius, Jons Jakobnd
AP/11/4On chemical researches21/04/1821
NLB/17/376Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Dr S Jolin, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm20 October 1898
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
IM/000355Berzelius, Jons Jakobnd
MC/1/341Letter from Michael Faraday, Royal Institution, to John George Children, Secretary of the Royal Society21 November 1831
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