Authorised form of nameEuler; Leonhard (1707 - 1783)
Dates1707 - 1783
Dates and placesBirth:
Basel, Switzerland (15 April 1707)
St Petersburg, Russia (18 September 1783 - new style Gregorian)
ActivityResearch Field:
Mathematics, mechanics, astronomy, physics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Frank Smithies, review of Stuart Hollingdale, Makers of Mathematics in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 309-311
E A Fellmann, 'The Principia and Continental Mathematicians' in NR 1988 vol 42 pp 13-34
P M Harman, 'Newton to Maxwell: the Principia and British Physics' in NR 1988 vol 42 pp 75-96
J S Rowlinson, 'Le Sage's Essai de chymie mechanique' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 35-45
D E Cartwright, 'The Tonkin tides revisited' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 135-142
F C Moon, 'Robert Willis and Franz Reuleaux: pioneers in the theory of machines' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 209-230
A McConnell, 'All guns blazing. <i>Collected works on Benjamin Robins and Charles Hutton</i>, by W Johnson' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 102-103
Alternative spelling of Christian name comes from DSB.
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA3570
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1746/17Euler, Leonhard: certificate of election to the Royal Society
M/075Euler, Leonhard1932
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
L&P/2/56Letter, 'Concerning the contraction of the orbits of the planets' from Leonhardt Euler to to the Prince1749
L&P/2/230Letter, 'Of a problem as to Sir Isaac Newton's theory of lunar irregularities: prize offered by Petersburg Academy' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein27 April 1751
L&P/2/375Letter, 'Of object-glassed for telescopes' from Leonhard Euler to James Short19 June 1752
L&P/3/258Letter, 'Of the atmosphere of the Moon' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein26 March 1757
L&P/2/395Letter, 'A few remarks on a book entitled 'The principles of action on matter of gravitation, with motions of the planets explained' by Alexander Coldon' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein21 November 1752
L&P/2/376Letter, 'Of object-glasses for telescopes' from Leonhard Euler to James Short17 June 1752
L&P/2/503Letter, 'The acceleration of the motion of the planets' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein9 April 1754
L&P/2/474Letter, 'Thanks to Wetstein for sending him Gaubil's observations' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein8 January 1754
L&P/5/60Letter, 'On telescopes' from Leonhard Euler to the Royal Society21 October 1768
L&P/7/113Letter, 'Of phosphor' from Benjamin Wilson to Leonhard Euler25 May 1779
L&P/2/393Letter, 'Extracts in French' from Leonhard Euler to Caspar Wetstein8 July 1752
MC/2/26Letter from John [?] Herapath, 2 Upper Bedford Place, Kensington, to [Prince Augustus Frederick], President of the Royal Society16 February 1832
AP/4/7Sur la Construction et la manoeuvre des Vaisseaux28 January 1774
IM/001316Euler, Leonhard1851
NLB/57/74Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Charles Tweedie, Esq., [FRSA]14 July 1919
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
MC/1/167Letter from John Henslett, Hunter Street, to Dr. [Peter Mark] Roget, Secretary of the Royal Society9 April 1829
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