Authorised form of nameValvasor; Johann Weikhard (1641 - 1693); Freiherr von
Other forms of nameJohann Weichard
Other forms of surnameValvasour
Dates1641 - 1693
Place of birthLaibach, Austria
Date of birth20 May 1641
Place of deathGurkfeld
Date of death19 September 1693
Dates and placesBaptism:
28 May 1641
Jesuit Grammar School in Laibach
Took part in the Turkish campaign (1663-1664); travelled in France, Italy and Africa; collected books, prints, coins and instruments; started up a copper engraving studio (1678); fought against the Turks (1685)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election14/12/1687
Bulloch's Roll; DBE
Royal Society codeNA4522
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/7/958Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Herrn P v Radics, Laibach, Krain, Austria2 June 1893
NLB/7/715Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Herrn Schriftstellar P v Radics, Laibach, Krain, Austria 13 April 1893
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView