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Authorised form of nameLorentz; Hendrik Antoon (1853 - 1928)
SurnameLorentz
ForenamesHendrik Antoon
Dates1853 - 1928
Dates and placesBirth:
Arnhem, Netherlands (18 July 1853)
Death:
Haarlem, Netherlands (04 February 1928)
ActivityResearch Field:
Theoretical physics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
11/05/1905
Medals/Prizes:
Rumford Medal 1908; Copley Medal 1918; Nobel Prize (Physics) 1902
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1928 vol 121 pp xx-xxviii, plate, signed by O W R
References:
J S Rowlinson, 'Le Sage's Essai de chymie mechanique' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 35-45
J S Rowlinson, 'Gases and liquids. How fluids unmix: discoveries by the school of Van der Waals and Kamerlingh Onnes, by J L Sengers' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 255-256
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 1. Progress before 1940' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 317 - 322
Royal Society codeNA1525
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1905/18Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/30/753Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Professor Hugo de Vries, Amsterdam, and Henri Moissan, Hendrik Antoon Lorentz and Ludimar Hermann, [Foreign Members, Royal Society]18 May 1905
NLB/39/266Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor H [Hendrik] A [Antoon] Lorentz17 December 1908
NLB/38/740Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Foreign Member of the Royal Society29 October 1908
NLB/56/56Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hendrik Antoon] Lorentz7 November 1918
NLB/56/110Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Netherlands Minister25 November 1918
NLB/56/468Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hendrik Antoon] Lorentz, FRS17 February 1919
NLB/60/196Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [Messrs Harrison & Sons]22 December 1920
NLB/61/280Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hendrik Antoon] Lorentz, FRS16 June 1921
NLB/68/921Copy letter from Charles Scott Sherrington, President of the Royal Society; to Professor [Hendrick Antoon] Lorentz, ForMemRS30 November 1925
NLB/71/804Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Editor 'Nature'5 November 1928
NLB/71/195Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; [to the organisers of the funeral of Prof. Hendrik Antoon Lorentz]7 February 1928
CD/24/15Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society, to Professor [Hendrik Antoon] Lorentz16 June 1921
CD/24/11Letter from [Hendrik Antoon] Lorentz, to Professor [James Hopwood] Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society11 June 1921
NLB/56/57Copy letter from Dr. Arthur Schuster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Deputy Master of the [Royal] Mint7 November 1918
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