Authorised form of nameHansteen; Christopher (1784 - 1873)
Dates1784 - 1873
Place of birthChristiania, Norway
Date of birth26 September 1784
Place of deathChristiania, Norway
Date of death11 or 15 April 1873
Research fieldPhysics
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election30/05/1839
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1875-1876 vol 24 pp v-vii
DSB gives death date as 15 April 1873
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA4001
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
M/094Hansteen, Christopher1856
EC/1839/28Hansteen, Christopher: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/3/174Letter from Christopher Hansteen, Christiania, to [John Frederic Daniell,] Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society18 June 1841
MC/3Volume 3 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1839-1843
MC/5/135Letter from Chr [Christopher] Hansteen, Observatory at Christiania, to [Colonel Edward Sabine, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society]6 January 1854
MC/5Volume 5 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1851-1858
AP/16/12Unpublished paper, 'Magnetic observations at the Royal Observatory Cape of Good Hope' by Robert FitzRoy1836
MC/9/567Letter from Chr Holst, Secretary of the Royal Frederick University, Christiana, to the Royal Society 30 May 1873
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
AP/38/12Letter, regarding 'On the secular changes of the magnetic system of the Earth' from Christopher Hansteen to the Royal Society31 December 1855
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