Authorised form of nameCornu; Alfred Marie (1841 - 1902)
Dates1841 - 1902
Place of birthOrleans, France
Date of birth06 March 1841
Place of deathLa Chansonnerie, near Romartin, France
Date of death12/04/1902
Research fieldOptics
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris; Ecole des Mines, Paris
Professor of Physics, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris (1871)
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election18/12/1884
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Rumford Medal 1878
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 184-188 signed by S P T
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1566
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1884/22Cornu, Alfred Marie: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/928/2/40Letter from Marie Alfred Cornu, Paris, to [Charles Vernon Boys]27 May 1895
MS/928/2/39Letter from Marie Alfred Cornu, Paris, to [Charles Vernon Boys]21 May 1895
MS/928/2/41Circular letter from Marie Alfred Cornu, Paris, to [Charles Vernon Boys]1891
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
MC/11/277Letter from A [Alfred] Cornu, École Polytechnique, Paris, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society20 November 1878
MC/11/297Letter from A [Alfred] Cornu, Professor at the École Polytechnique, Paris, to the Royal Society16 January 1879
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