Skiplink Navigation

Main Features

Illustrious mummy Boris Johnson's "mummy"

This is thought to be UK Foreign Minister, Boris Johnson's great-great-great-great-great-grandmother. The best-known mummy in Switzerland was for decades a riddle to scientists. After 40 years, its identity has been unveiled. She was a lady with an illustrious family tree that leads back to the upper echelons of British high society. The mummy's name was Anna Catharina Bischoff, she lived from 1719 to 1787 and was related to the nobility of Basel. (SRF,

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line

subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.

Click here to see more newsletters