|Born||25 April 1887
|Died||7 March 1953 (age 65)
|Citizenship||Germany, West Germany|
|Institutions||University of Chile|
|Known for||Chilean geology|
Johannes Brüggen Messtorff better known by his hispanized name Juan Brüggen (Lübeck, Germany, April 25, 1887 – March 7, 1953, Santiago de Chile) was a German-Chilean geologist. One of his most famous works is the extensive treaty of Fundamentos de la geología de Chile published in 1950. Brüggen Glacier in the Southern Patagonian Ice Field is named after him.
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