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Authorised form of nameEuler; Leonhard (1707 - 1783)
Dates1707 - 1783
Place of birthBasel, Switzerland
Date of birth15 April 1707
Place of deathSt Petersburg, Russia
Date of death18 September 1783
Research fieldMathematics
Mechanics
Astronomy
Physics
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election22/01/1747
Age at election40
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
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
Notes:
Alternative spelling of Christian name comes from DSB.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/24639786
Royal Society codeNA3570
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1746/17Euler, Leonhard: certificate of election to the Royal Society22 January 1747
M/075Euler, Leonhard1932
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
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
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/2/26Letter from John [?] Herapath, 2 Upper Bedford Place, Kensington, to [Prince Augustus Frederick], President of the Royal Society16 February 1832
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
AP/3/22/4Unpublished diagram, wheel acting on pinion by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/6Unpublished diagram, teeth of two wheels in contact by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/2Unpublished diagram, epicycloidal curve as tooth on wheel by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/3Unpublished diagram, angles of tooth of wheel by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/1Unpublished manuscript, 'On the form of the teeth of wheels' by Robert Woodhouse[1807]
AP/3/22/13Unpublished diagram, involutes of circles by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/9Unpublished diagram, convex hypocycloid by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/12Unpublished diagram, teeth elevating rack by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/16Unpublished diagram, Euler's proof of involutes of circles by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/15Unpublished diagram, lack of friction between wheels by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/8Unpublished diagrams, hypocycloid and epicycloid by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/10Unpublished diagram, epicycloid curve by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/11Unpublished diagrams, epicycloidal curves by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22/14Unpublished diagrams, teeth constructed using involutes of circles and Euler's method by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/3/22Unpublished paper, 'On the form of the teeth of wheels' by Robert Woodhouse[1807]
AP/4/7/3Unpublished diagrams, construction of ships by [Leonhard Euler][1774]
AP/4/7/1Unpublished letter, on the construction and manoeuvering of ships by L [Leonhard] Euler28 January 1774
AP/4/7/4Unpublished diagrams, construction of ships by [Leonhard Euler][1774]
AP/4/7/2Unpublished manuscript, on the construction and manoeuvering of ships by [Leonhard Euler][1774]
AP/3/22/5Unpublished diagram, generating circle revolving on basis circle by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
AP/4/7Unpublished letter and paper, on the construction and manoeuvering of ships by L [Leonhard] Euler28 January 1774
AP/7/22Unpublished letter, regarding Charles Wildbore's paper from Nevil Maskelyne to Sir Joseph Banks 26 June 1787
AP/7/21Unpublished letter, regarding Wildbore's paper from [Charles] Wildbore to Sir Joseph Banks 16 June 1787
AP/3/22/7Unpublished diagrams, curves revolving on each other by [Robert Woodhouse][1807]
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