Authorised form of nameIngenhousz; John (1730 - 1799)
Other forms of nameJan Ingen-
Other forms of surnameHousz
Dates1730 - 1799
Place of birthBreda, Netherlands
Date of birth08 December 1730
Place of deathBowood Park, near Calne, Wiltshire
Date of death07 September 1799
Research fieldMedicine
Plant physiology
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election25/05/1769
Royal Society activityLectures:
Bakerian 1778 and 1779
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Birth date from DSB
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/7/100/2Plate, 'Air box of a pistol' by John Ingenhousz1779
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/7/151Paper, 'On the degree of salubrity of the air at sea' by John Ingenhousz22 January 1780
L&P/7/259/2Plate, 'Apparatus for vegetable growth experiment' by John Ingenhousz1782
L&P/7/259/1Letter, 'The influence of the vegetable on the animal kingdom' by John Ingenhousz to Paul Henry Maty1782
L&P/7/259Paper, 'The influence of the vegetable on the animal kingdom' by John Ingenhousz1782
L&P/7/100Paper, 'Of a new kind of inflammable air' by John Ingenhousz1779
L&P/6/71Letter, 'Experiments on the torpedo' from John Ingenhousz to John Pringle27 March 1773
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/7/100/1Paper, 'Of a new kind of inflammable air' by John Ingenhousz1779
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