Authorised form of nameVerrier; Urbain Jean Joseph Le (1811 - 1877)
Other forms of nameUrbain Jean Joseph
Other forms of surnameLe Verrier
Dates1811 - 1877
Place of birthSaint-Lo, France
Date of birth11 March 1811
Place of deathParis, France
Date of death23 September 1877
Research fieldAstronomy; celestial mechanics; meteorology
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy, celestial mechanics, meteorology
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election04/02/1847
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1846
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
W H McCrea, 'The Royal Observatory and the Study of Gravitation' in NR 1975-6 vol 30 pp 133-140
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6096
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
IM/002727Le Verrier, Urbain Jean Josephnd
MS/426/255Copy letter from Edw [Edward] Sabine, Foreign Secretary fo the Royal Society; to Mons U J [Urbain Jean Joseph] le Verrier6 February 1847
EC/1847/03Verrier, Urbain Jean Joseph Le: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/8/199Letter from [Urbain] Le Verrier, Imperial Observatory, Paris, to the Royal Society27 May 1868
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