Authorised form of nameZeeman; Pieter (1865 - 1943)
Dates1865 - 1943
Place of birthZonnemaire, Zeeland, Netherlands
Date of birth25 May 1865
Place of deathAmsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death09/10/1943
Research fieldPhysics
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physics) 1902
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election05/05/1921
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Rumford Medal 1922
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1942-1944 vol 4 pp 591-595, plate, by Rayleigh
Brebis Bleaney, 'Centenary of the Zeeman Effect' in NR 1998 vol 52 pp 131-136
B Bleaney and O V Lounasmaa, 'Nuclear orientation and nuclear cooling experiments in Oxford and Helsinki. Part 1. Progress before 1940' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 317 - 322
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA5889
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1921/06Zeeman, Pieter: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/14/799Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to J D Sprunt, 20 Lyndhust Gardens, Hampstead, N.W.21 May 1897
MS/928/2/203Letter from Pieter Zeeman, Hotel Cecil, Strand, to Charles Vernon Boys 27 March 1906
NLB/65/933Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Dr [Pieter] Zeeman, ForMemRS31 January 1924
CD/24/11Letter from [Hendrik Antoon] Lorentz, to Professor [James Hopwood] Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society11 June 1921
NLB/61/89Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Arthur Schuster, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society7 May 1921
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