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Authorised form of nameBessel; Friedrich Wilhelm (1784 - 1846); Astronomer
SurnameBessel
ForenamesFriedrich Wilhelm
Dates1784 - 1846
Dates and placesBirth:
Minden, Germany (22 July 1784)
Death:
Konigsberg, East Prussia (17 March 1846)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy, geodesy, mathematics
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
9/06/1825
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1846 No 66 pp 644-649
Notes:
Konigsberg became Kaliningrad, USSR. Citation: opening 'M' intended as title, not initial
Royal Society codeNA3847
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1825/09Bessel, Friedrich Wilhelm: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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