Johann Bernoulli
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Johann Bernoulli (1667 - 1748)

Dr. Med. Johann "Jean, John" Bernoulli
Born in Basel, Schweizmap
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Husband of — married 26 Mar 1694 in Basel-Stadt, Switzerlandmap
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Died in Basel, Schweizmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Jul 2014
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Johann Bernoulli is Notable.

Doctor of medicine and Professor of mathematics, a professor at Groningen and Basel.

Johann was the father of three more Bernoulli mathematicians.[1]

  • Nicolaus (1695-1726) did young shortly after moving to St. Petersburg.
  • Daniel (1700-1782), know for his work in hydrodynamics, and the St. Petersburg paradox in probability.
  • Johann (1710-1790), followed his father as professor of mathematics at Basel (1748-1790)

Note on birth date

His birth date is the 6 August 1667 in the Gregorian calendar. The birth date of July 27, 1667 which is given in some Wikipedia pages is the Julian version. Please do not change the birth date on this profile.


  1. Bernoulli, Jacob. Translated and introduced by Edith Dudley Sylla. The Art of Conjecturing, Together with Letter to a Friend on Sets in Court Tennis. JHU Press, 2006. (pp 1-)

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