Authorised form of nameMarignac; Jean Charles Gallissard de (1817 - 1894)
Dates1817 - 1894
Place of birthGeneva, Switzerland
Date of birth24 April 1817
Place of deathGeneva, Switzerland
Date of death15 April 1894
Research fieldInorganic chemistry
Physical chemistry
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris; Ecole des Mines, Paris
Professor of Chemistry, Academy of Geneva (1841-1878); Professor of Mineralogy, Academy of Geneva (1845-1878); determined the atomic weight of 28 elements
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election12/05/1881
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1886
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
W P Griffith and P J T Morris, 'Charles Hatchett FRS (1765 - 1847), chemist and discoverer of niobium' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 299 - 316
Royal Society codeNA2713
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/9/234Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons19 April 1894
EC/1881/04Marignac, Jean Charles Gallisard de: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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