Authorised form of nameMayer; Christian (1719 - 1783)
Dates1719 - 1783
Place of birthMeseritsch, Moravia [Czech Republic]
Date of birth20 August 1719
Place of deathHeidelberg, Germany
Date of death16 or 17 April 1783
Research fieldAstronomy
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election19/12/1765
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
DSB gives death date as 17 April 1783.
D Cahan 'The awarding of the Copley Medal and the discovery of the law of conservation of energy,; Joule, Mayer and Heimholtz revisted
Royal Society codeNA2298
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/5/54Letter, 'Of astronomical observations at Ewetzingen in 1767-8' from Christian Mayer to Charles Morton and James Douglas1768
L&P/4/213Letter, 'Astronomical observations' from Christian Mayer to James Douglas3 May 1764
EC/1765/23Mayer, Christian: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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