Authorised form of nameFizeau; Armand Hippolyte Louis (1819 - 1896)
Other forms of nameFizeau, Hippolyte Louis
ForenamesArmand Hippolyte Louis
Dates1819 - 1896
Dates and placesBirth:
Paris, France (23 September 1819)
Venteuil, near Jouarre, France (18 September 1896)
ActivityResearch Field:
Experimental physics, optics
Improved photographic processes; studied optics; member of the Bureau of Longitude (1878)
Academy of Sciences of Paris
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
Rumford Medal 1866
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Altname from DSB
DSB gives birth date as 23 September 1819
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6018
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1875/07Fizeau, Armand Hippolyte Louis: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
NLB/13/513Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Harrison & Sons2 October 1896
NLB/13/685Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Edward Frankland, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society4 November 1896
MC/7/371Letter from [Armand Hippolyte Louis] Fizeau, member of the Academy of Sciences, Paris, to [Sir Edward Sabine], President of the Royal Society8 November 1866
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