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Authorised form of nameIngenhousz; John (1730 - 1799)
Other forms of nameHousz, Jan Ingen-; Ingen-Housz, Jan
SurnameIngenhousz
ForenamesJohn
Dates1730 - 1799
NationalityDutch
Dates and placesBirth:
Breda, Netherlands (08 December 1730)
Death:
Bowood Park, near Calne, Wiltshire (07 September 1799)
ActivityResearch Field:
Medicine, plant physiology, physics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
25/05/1769
Lectures:
Bakerian 1778 and 1779
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Authority:
Birth date from DSB
References:
W D Hackmann, 'The Design of the Triboelectric Generators of Martinus Van Marum, FRS. A Case History of the Interaction Between England and Holland in the Field of Instrument Design in the Eighteenth Century' in NR 1971 vol 26 pp 163-181
Trevor H Levere, 'Friendship and Influence: Martinus van Marum, FRS' in NR 1970 vol 25 pp 113-120
Royal Society codeNA5138
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1769/06Ingenhousz, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DM/2/145Candidate's certificate in favour of Nicholas Joseph Jacquin, by John Ingenhouszc.1788
IM/002361Ingenhousz, Johnnd
L&P/7/115Paper, 'On some new methods of suspending magnetical needles' by John Ingenhousz1779
L&P/7/60Paper, 'Lighting a candle by a very moderate spark' by John Ingenhousz1778
L&P/7/259Paper, 'The influence of the vegetable on the animal kingdom' by John Ingenhousz1782
L&P/7/100/2Plate, 'Air box of a pistol' by John Ingenhousz779
L&P/7/105Paper, 'Improvements in electricity [Bakerian Lecture]' by John Ingenhousz1779
L&P/7/115/2Plate, 'New method of suspension' by John Ingenhousz1779
L&P/7/109bAppendix, 'Of a new kind of inflammable air' by John Ingenhousz1779
L&P/7/100Paper, 'Of a new kind of inflammable air' by John Ingenhousz1779
L&P/7/151Paper, 'On the degree of salubrity of the air at sea' by John Ingenhousz22 January 1780
L&P/7/48Paper, 'The Bakerian Lecture for 1778; experiments to explain how the phenomena of electrophorus can be explained on Dr Franklin's theory' by John Ingenhousz1778
L&P/7/259/2Plate, 'Apparatus for vegetable growth experiment' by John Ingenhousz1782
L&P/7/100/1Paper, 'Of a new kind of inflammable air' by John Ingenhousz1779
L&P/7/259/1Letter, 'The influence of the vegetable on the animal kingdom' by John Ingenhousz to Paul Henry Maty1782
L&P/6/71Letter, 'Experiments on the torpedo' from John Ingenhousz to John Pringle27 March 1773
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