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Authorised form of nameBlumenbach; Johann Friedrich (1752 - 1840)
SurnameBlumenbach
ForenamesJohann Friedrich
Dates1752 - 1840
Dates and placesBirth:
Gotha, Germany (11 May 1752)
Death:
Gottingen, Germany (22 January 1840)
ActivityResearch Field:
Natural history, anthropology, comparative anatomy
Education:
Studied at Jena and Gottingen. MD (1755)
Career:
Professor Extraordinarius (1776) and Professor Ordinarius (1778-1840) of Medicine, Gottingen
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
11/04/1793
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1840 No 45 pp 265-267
References:
Linde Katritzky, 'Coleridge's Links with Leading Men of Science' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 261-276
Royal Society codeNA6723
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000412Blumenbach, Johann Friedrichnd
IM/000413Blumenbach, Johann Friedrichnd
L&P/11/133Paper, 'Some anatomical observations on ornithorhynchus paradoxus of New South Wales' by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach1800
L&P/10/81Paper, 'Observations on some Egyptian mummies opened in London' by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach15 December 1793
L&P/11/133/1Paper, 'Some anatomical observations on ornithorhynchus paradoxus of New South Wales' by Johann Friedrich Blumenbach1800
EC/1793/03Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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