Authorised form of nameBlumenbach; Johann Friedrich (1752 - 1840)
Dates1752 - 1840
Place of birthGotha, Germany
Date of birth11 May 1752
Place of deathGottingen, Germany
Date of death22 January 1840
Research fieldNatural history; anthropology; comparative anatomy
Studied at Jena and Gottingen. MD (1755)
Professor Extraordinarius (1776) and Professor Ordinarius (1778-1840) of Medicine, Gottingen
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election11/04/1793
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1840 No 45 pp 265-267
Linde Katritzky, 'Coleridge's Links with Leading Men of Science' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 261-276
Virtual International Authority File
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
PT/51/8Paper, 'On the megatherium, (Megatherium americanum, Cuvier and Blumenbach), part II. Vertebrœ of the trunk' by Professor [Richard] Owen[1850]
EC/1793/03Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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