Johann Bernoulli

Alternative Name(s)
  • Johann III Bernoulli
  • Jean Bernoulli
Date 1744 - 1807
Biographical NotesGrandson of the prominent Swiss mathematician of the same name. A child prodigy who studied at Basel and at Neuchâtel, and when thirteen years of age took the degree of doctor in philosophy. By 19 he had been appointed Royal Astronomer at Berlin. Travelled through Germany, France and England, Italy, Russia and Poland, and authored and edited numerous travel accounts.
Work(s)Editor of Schreiben des Freyherrn von D ... an den Grafen von S ... über die beste Art mit Nutzen zu reisen (1783) in Sammlung kurzer Reisebeschreibungen und anderer zur Erweiterung der Länder- und Menschenkenntnis dienender Nachrichten