# Johann Bernoulli

**Johann Bernoulli**[lower-alpha 1] (also known as **Jean** or **John**; 6 August [O.S. 27 July] 1667 – 1 January 1748) was a Swiss mathematician and was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family. He is known for his contributions to infinitesimal calculus and educating Leonhard Euler in the pupil's youth.

Johann Bernoulli | |
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Born | |

Died | 1 January 1748 80) | (aged

Nationality | Swiss |

Education | University of Basel (M.D., 1694) |

Known for | Development of infinitesimal calculus Catenary solution Bernoulli's rule Bernoulli's identity Brachistochrone problem |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematics |

Institutions | University of Groningen University of Basel |

Thesis | Dissertatio de effervescentia et fermentatione; Dissertatio Inauguralis Physico-Anatomica de Motu Musculorum (On the Mechanics of Effervescence and Fermentation and on the Mechanics of the Movement of the Muscles) (1694 (1690)[1]) |

Doctoral advisor | Nikolaus Eglinger[2] |

Other academic advisors | Jacob Bernoulli |

Doctoral students | Daniel Bernoulli Leonhard Euler Johann Samuel König Pierre Louis Maupertuis |

Other notable students | Guillaume de l'Hôpital |

Notes | |

Brother of Jacob Bernoulli; the father of Daniel Bernoulli, Nicolaus II Bernoulli, and Johann II Bernoulli; and the uncle of Nicolaus I Bernoulli. |