Authorised form of nameSchwann; Theodor Ambrose Hubert (1810 - 1882)
Dates1810 - 1882
Place of birthNeuss, Germany
Date of birth07 December 1810
Place of deathCologne, Germany
Date of death11 January 1882
Research fieldPhysiology
Jesuit gymnasium, Cologne
Was intended for the Church, but chose medicine; assistant to Johannes Muller (FRS 1840), Berlin; discovered pepsin (1836); Professor of Anatomy, Louvain (1839); Professor of Anatomy, Liege (1848)
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election03/04/1879
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1845
RelationshipsRoman Catholic; unmarried
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
B Heap, 'From the dust of the Earth? Things come to life: spontaneous generation revisited by Henry Harris' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 107-108
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6508
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1879/11Schwann, Theodor Ambrose Hubert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
PT/74/7/18Drawings, blood corpuscles during muscle development by [Martin Barry][1840]
MS/426/258Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to J E [John Edward] Gray Esq15 February 1847
MC/4/120Letter from Richard Owen, Royal College of Surgeons, to Dr [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society1 January 1846
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
MC/11/234Letter from Dr Th [Theodor] Schwann, Liège, to Jos [Joseph Dalton] Hooker, President of the Royal Society, London3 July 1878
MC/11/361Letter from Th [Theodor] Schwann, Liège, to William Spottiswoode, President of the Royal Society18 May 1879
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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