# Mathematician:Johann II Bernoulli

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## Mathematician

Swiss mathematician who worked mostly on the theory of heat and light.

Son of Johann Bernoulli and the younger brother of Nicolaus II Bernoulli and Daniel Bernoulli.

Father of Johann III Bernoulli and Jakob II Bernoulli.

## Nationality

Swiss

## History

- Born: 28 May 1710, Basel, Switzerland
- Died: 17 July 1790, Basel, Switzerland

## Also known as

**Johann II Bernoulli** can also be seen as **Johannes**. Some sources refer to him as **Jean**.

## Also see

## Sources

- John J. O'Connor and Edmund F. Robertson: "Johann II Bernoulli": MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

- 1937: Eric Temple Bell:
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