Authorised form of nameLippmann; Gabriel Jonas (1845 - 1921)
Dates1845 - 1921
Place of birthHollerich, Luxembourg
Date of birth16 August 1845
Place of deathAt sea
Date of death12 or 13 July 1921
Research fieldPhysics
Instrumental astronomy
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physics) 1908
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election26/11/1896
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1922 vol 101 pp i-iii, plate, signed by A S
D J Mitchell 'Reflecting nature:chemistry and comprhensibility in Gabriel Lippmann's 'physical method of photgraphing colour' ' NR 2010, Vol 64, pp319-318
Dates of election and death incorrect in Proc RS. DSB gives death date as 12 July 1921, and gives middle name.
Royal Society codeNA5236
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1896/26Lippmann, Gabriel Jonas: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/5/183Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Captain William de Wiveleslie Abney, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1891
NLB/5/212Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur Gabriel Lippmann, Membre de l'Institut, 4 Carrefour de l'Odeon, Paris15 April 1891
NLB/5/250Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Monsieur Gabriel Jonas Lippmann, 4 Carrefour de l'Odeon, Paris20 April 1891
NLB/13/304Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], [Secretary, Royal Society]23 July 1896
NLB/12/745Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Haddon25 April 1896
NLB/12/750Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor James Dewar, Fellow of the Royal Society27 April 1896
NLB/12/829Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to M le Dr Alphonse Berget, 16 Rue de Vaugirard, Paris13 May 1896
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