Authorised form of nameSteigertahl; Johann Georg (c 1667 - c 1740)
Datesc 1667 - c 1740
Place of birthHanover, Germany
Date of birthc 1667
Leyden (admitted 1688); Utrecht; MD (1690)
Physician to George I; accompanied him to England (1714-1727); Professor at Helmstedt; possibly left England after the death of George I
FRCP (Honorary, 1714)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election11/11/1714
ProposerSir Isaac Newton
Bulloch's Roll; Thomas; Munk's Roll
Does not appear in PL after 1740 and is reasonable to assume that he probably died at this time.
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7403
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/11/20'On the foetus in the Uterus for 46 years' by Dr Steighterhall1720
RBO/12/41'An Account of a Book intitled Animaversioni apologetictic, or Animadversiones apologetica quod Sanguis non sit anima et venasectio omnino necessaria ad Salutem' by Dominic Bottoni drawn up by Dr Steigertahl1724
RBO/11/39'Ad Phosphorum ex Cerebro conficiendum' by Dr Steighertal1721
RBO/11/21'An account of a Foetus that continued 46 years in the mothers Body' communicated by Dr Steigertahl1720
LBO/19/186Copy extracts from two letters from Johannes Scheuchzer and Johann Steigertahl to Hans Sloane1731
CLP/8ii/22Paper, regarding observations of the occultation of Venus by the Moon by J [Johann Friedrich] WeidlerNovember 1729
CLP/22ii/9Paper, Account of Dominic Bottoni's 'Animadversiones apologetica quod sanguis non sit anima et venae sectio omnino necessaria ad salutem [Apologetic observations because blood is not animated and surgery of the blood-vessels is entirely necessary to safety]' by [Johann] Steigertahl[1724]
RBO/11/91'A Resolution taken in a Conference of the Evangelick Body, the 30th of January 1723 concerning the Celebration of Easter for the year 1724' communicated by Dr Steigertahl1723
CLP/10ii/17Paper, 'Nova literaria physico-medica curiosa' by Johann Georg Steigertahl20 November 1730
CLP/10ii/18Paper, 'Nova literaria physico-medica curiosa containing a description of the cereus which flower'd at Norimberg in the year 1730' by Jo [Johann] George Steigertahl20 December 1730
CLP/11i/50Paper, 'Ad phosphorum ex cerebro conficiendum' by [John] Steighertal [Steigerthal][1721]
CLP/12ii/2Paper, 'Case in surgery on a leg rotting off' by J Niemeyer15 May 1720
CLP/16/13Paper, regarding a table showing the dates of Easter communicated by J [Johann Georg] Steigertahl[1723]
EL/S2/78Postscript of a letter from Dr Steigertahl to Hans Sloane1735
EL/S2/97Translation of a partial letter from Dr Steigertahl, dated at Hanover, to Hans Sloane20 April 1736
EL/W3/154Extracts of some letters from Johann Weidler, professor of mathematics in the University of Wittenberg, to Dr Steigertahl1732
EL/S2/101Translation of a letter from Dr Steigertahl, dated at Hanover, to Hans Sloane1737
RBO/15/57'Nova literaria Physico medica curiosa containing a Description of the Cereus peruvianus which flower'd at Norimberg in the Year 1730' communicated to Hans Sloane by John George Steigertahl1730
CLP/14ii/7Paper, 'An account of a foetus, that continued 46 years in the mother's body' by Dr [Johann Georg] Steigertahl 1720
CLP/14ii/20Extracts of several letters, regarding a 'naevus maternus' or 'mole' from [Johann Georg] Steigertahl to Hans Sloane[1725]
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