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Johannes Peter (Johannes) Müller


German comparative anatomist, physiologist, and zoologist. MD, Bonn, 1822. Professor of anatomy and physiology, Bonn, 1830; Berlin, 1833. Foreign member, Royal Society of London, 1840. Wrote his seminal work, Handbuch der Physiologie des Menschen, 1833–40.




Record of the Royal Society of London


DSB: Dictionary of scientific biography. Edited by Charles Coulston Gillispie and Frederic L. Holmes. 18 vols. including index and supplements. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons. 1970–90.

NDB: Neue deutsche Biographie. Under the auspices of the Historical Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences. 27 vols. (A–Wettiner) to date. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. 1953–.

Record of the Royal Society of London: The record of the Royal Society of London for the promotion of natural knowledge. 4th edition. London: Royal Society. 1940.