Authorised form of nameBergman; Torbern Olof (1735 - 1784)
Other forms of nameThorbern Olof
Dates1735 - 1784
Place of birthKatrineberg, Sweden
Date of birth09 March 1735
Place of deathMedevi, Sweden
Date of death08 July 1784
Research fieldChemistry; mineralogy; entomology; astronomy; physics; geography
ActivityResearch Field:
Chemistry, mineralogy, entomology, astronomy, physics, geography
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election25/04/1765
General contextA00560
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
John Thomas, 'Josiah Wedgwood's Portrait Medallions of Fellows of the Royal Society' in NR 1963 vol 18 pp 45-53, plate
J S Rowlinson, 'Le Sage's Essai de chymie mechanique' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 35-45
Royal Society codeNA2467
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1765/05Bergman, Torbern Olof: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/4/154Letter, 'On electricity and thunderstorms' from Thorbern Olaf Bergman to Benjamin Wilson20 November 1762
L&P/4/103Letter, 'Observations of aurora borealis made in Sweden' from Thorbern Olof Bergman to Benjamin Wilson28 April 1761
L&P/4/26Letter, 'Concerning electricty' from Thorbern Olof Bergman to Benjamin Wilson17 October 1760
L&P/4/344Paper, 'Commentarius de indole electrica turmalini [Commentary on the nature of the electrical Turmaline]' by Thorbern Olaf Bergman1766
IM/000340Bergman, Torbern Olofnd
EC/1765/04Bergman, Torbern Olof: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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