Authorised form of nameLamont; Johann (1805 - 1879)
Other forms of nameJohann von
Other forms of surnameVon Lamont
Dates1805 - 1879
Place of birthBraemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Date of birth13 December 1805
Place of deathBogenhausen, near Munich, Germany
Date of death06 August 1879
Dates and placesBurial:
Churchyard at Bogenhausen, near Munich, Germany
Research fieldAstronomy
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election25/11/1852
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Altname from DNB and DSB.
James Gabriel O'Hara, 'Gauss and the Royal Society: The Reception of His Ideas on Magnetism in Britain (1832-1842)' in NR 1983-84 vol 38 pp 17-78
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3418
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1852/18Lamont, Johann: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/11/180Letter from F Lamont, Munich, to Edward Sabine2 May 1842
MM/11/183Letter from F Lamont, Munich, to Edward Sabine20 May 1842
MM/17/7Letter from Johann Lamont to the Royal Society4 September 1854
MC/5/378Letter from [Johann] Lamont, Munich, to Major-General E [Edward] Sabine, [Treasurer of the Royal Society], London13 December 1858
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
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