Scheuchzer, John James
Scheuchzer, John James a Swiss naturalist and physician, was born in 1672, at Zurich, where he was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy. He died in 1733. He was the author of several scientific works: Natural History of the Bible, in Latin and German (1732-37, 8 vols. fol.): — Natural History of Switzerland (1708, 3 vols.).