Authorised form of nameBelius; Matthias (1684 - 1749)
Dates1684 - 1749
Place of birthOcsova, Hungary [now O ov, Slovakia, Europe]
Date of birth1684
Date of death29 August 1749
Dates and placesBurial:
Pressburg (now Bratislava, Slovakia)
OccupationPastor (LUtheran)
Research fieldGeography
University of Halle (1704-1706)
Worked as a rector and pastor in schools in the Kingdom of Hungary; described himself as 'by language a Slav/Slovak, by nation a Hungarian, by erudition a German'
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1738
Published works'Notitia Hungariae novae historico geographica'
Bulloch's Roll
Portrait in the Wellcome Museum.
Royal Society codeNA5343
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000322Belius, Mattiasnd
LBO/24/70Copy letter from Matthias Belius to the President 1 January 1738
EL/B3/75Translation of a letter and paper, from Matthias Belius to Hans Sloane , dated at Presburg in Hungary13 March 1739
EC/1738/05Belius, Matthias: certificate of election to the Royal Society1 June 1738
EL/B3/73Translation of a letter, from Matthias Belius to Hans Sloane, dated at Presburg in Hungary1 January 1738
EL/B3/74Translation of a letter and paper, from Matthias Belius to Hans Sloane, dated at Presburg in Hungary13 August 1738
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