Lives of the fellows

John George Steighertahl

b.1667 d.?
MD Utrecht(1690) FRS(1714) Hon FRCP(1714)

John George Steighertahl, M.D., was a native of Hanover, and physician in ordinary to king George I. whom he accompanied to this country on his accession to the throne of England. He was entered on the physic line at Leyden 12th May, 1688, being then twenty-one years of age, and he graduated doctor of medicine at Utrecht, in 1690 (D.M.I. de Medicamento-rum noxis, 4to.). He was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society, 18th November, 1714, and an Honorary Fellow of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1714. Dr. Steighertahl was "king’s professor in the university of Helmstad." He left England in 1727, probably on the death of his royal master, and his name does not appear in the College lists after 1739. He was the author of—
Disputatio de Matheseos et Historiæ Naturalis utilitate in Medicina. 4to. Helmstad. 1702.
De Aquarum Mineralium præstantia. Helmstad. 1703.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 38)

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