Authorised form of nameMonnier; Pierre Charles Le (1715 - 1799)
Other forms of nameLe Monnier, Pierre Charles
ForenamesPierre Charles Le
Dates1715 - 1799
Place of birthParis, France
Date of birth20 November 1715
Place of deathHerils, Calvados, France
Date of death03 April or 31 May 1799
Dates and placesBirth:
Paris, France (20 November 1715)
Herils, Calvados, France (03 April or 31 May 1799)
Research fieldAstronomy
ActivityResearch Field:
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/04/1739
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Sir Gavin de Beer and Max H Hey, 'The First Ascent of Mont Blanc' in NR 1954-55 vol 11 pp 236-255
DSB is source of precise birth date (index to BR only gives year) and gives death date as 03 April 1799
Royal Society codeNA4318
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1739/01Monnier, Pierre Charles Le: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/1/232Letter, 'Of the restoration of the meridian line in the church of St Sulpice, Paris' from Pierre Charles Le Monnier to Martin Folkes15 November 1743
L&P/1/270Letter, 'Concerning mathematical matters and the letters of M de Maurepas' from Pierre Charles Le Monnier to John Bevis25 March 1744
L&P/1/436Letter, 'Asking for scientific news & mentioning his brother elected last year' from Pierre Charles Le Monnier to Martin Folkes11 October 1745
L&P/2/308Letter, 'Of electricity from the clouds' from Pierre Charles Le Monnier to James Short14 June 1752
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