Dates of Life
1748 - 1804
Place of birth
Place of death
Mediziner ; Naturwissenschaftler ; Präses der Physikalischen Gesellschaft in Göttingen ; Arzt ; Chemiker
Religious Denomination
Authority Data
GND: 116684674 | OGND | VIAF: 56682386
Alternate Names
  • Gmelin, Johann Friedrich
  • Gmelin, Ioannes Fridericus
  • Gmelin, J. F.
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Gmelin, Johann Friedrich, Index entry in: Deutsche Biographie, [06.12.2021].


  • Life

    Gmelin: Johann Friedrich G., Professor zu Göttingen, Philipp Friedrich Gmelin's ältester Sohn, Vater des Chemikers Leopold G., geboren zu Tübingen am 8. August 1748, gestorben zu Göttingen am 1. November 1804. Im J. 1772 außerordentlicher Professor der Medicin zu Tübingen, folgte er 1775 einem Rufe nach Göttingen als ordentlicher Professor der Philosophie und außerordentlicher Professor der Medicin, wo er 1778 zum ordentlichen Professor der Medicin vorrückte.

    • Literature

      Programma. Tubingae 1773. Memoria Joa. Frid. Gmelin interprete C. G. Heyne in den Commentationes Soc. Reg. Scient. Gottingensis Vol. VI (1779) pag. 631—32. Stammbaum S. LX.

  • Author

    M. Gmelin.
  • Citation

    Gmelin, Moriz, "Gmelin, Johann Friedrich" in: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie 9 (1879), S. 270 [online version]; URL: