Ulrich the name of a Swiss family noted for the theological learning of several of its members.
1. JEAN JACQUES (1) was born at Zurich in 1569, and died there in 1638. He was educated at the schools of his own country, and afterwards at Middelburg, Leipsic, Wittenberg, and Tübingen, and occupied different chairs of theology at Zurich, where he published various Biblical and historical works in Latin.
2. JEAN JACQUES (2) was born at Zurich in .1683, and died there in 1731. He studied at his native schools, and also at Bremen, Franeker, and Leyden, and afterwards occupied a chair in the University of Zurich. He wrote, besides sermons and commentaries, two or three historical works in Latin.
3. JEAN GASPAR was born at Zurich in 1768, and died there in 1795. He studied at his native place, and at Utrecht and Bremen, and, after traveling in Germany and the Netherlands, was engaged in ecclesiastical labors and Oriental studies. Besides sermons and dissertations, he wrote one or two historical works in French.
4. JEAN RODOLPHE was born at Zurich in 1728, and died there in 1795.He was professor in the gymnasium there from 1763, and pastor in 1769, and was eminent for his piety and public sentiment. He left several sermons and ascetic works. See Biographie Universelle, s.v.