Burckhardt, Johann Ludwig
- Stanley Lane-Poole
- , revised by Elizabeth Baigent
Burckhardt, Johann Ludwig (1784–1817), traveller, was born at Lausanne on 25 November 1784 of a family which had long been settled at Basel. His parents were Johann Rudolf Burckhardt (1750–1813), ribbon manufacturer, and his second wife, Sara, née Rohner. The French invasion of ...