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Authorised form of namePictet; Marc-Auguste (1752 - 1825)
SurnamePictet
ForenamesMarc-Auguste
Dates1752 - 1825
NationalitySwiss
Dates and placesBirth:
Geneva, Switzerland (23 July 1752)
Death:
Geneva, Switzerland (19 April 1825)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Education:
Pupil and life long friend of H B de Saussure (FRS 1788)
Career:
Professor of Philosophy, Geneva (succeeded Saussure)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/05/1791
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
C W P MacArthur, 'Davy's Differences With Gay-Lussac and Thenard: New Light on Events in Paris and on the Transmission and Translation of Davy's Papers in 1810' in NR 1984-85 vol 39 pp 207-228
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/56722157
Royal Society codeNA6136
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CB/2/472Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet17 November 1790
CB/2/513Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet8 April 1791
CB/2/547Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet26 July 1791
CB/2/448Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet21 September 1790
CB/2/576Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet10 October 1791
CB/2/421Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet8 June 1790
CB/2/417Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet21 May 1790
CB/2/625Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet9 March 1792
CB/2/225Copy of a letter from Charles Blagden to M A Pictet9 April 1789
IM/003586Pictet, Marc-Auguste1821
L&P/9/189Paper, 'Considerations on the convenience of measuring an arch of the meridian, and of the parallel of attitude, having the Observatory of Geneva for their common intersection' by Marc Auguste Pictet20 October 1790
L&P/9/189/1Letter, 'Considerations on the convenience of measuring an arch of the meridian, and of the parallel of attitude, having the Observatory of Geneva for their common intersection' from Marc Auguste Pictet to Joseph Banks20 October 1790
EC/1791/13Pictet, Marc-Auguste: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CB/1/1/251Drafts of letters from Charles Blagden to Claude Louis Berthollet, William Lewis, R Hale, Mr Osborn, M Pictet, Mrs Guy and Dr Odier19 April-24 May 1791
AP/4/10/5Unpublished fragment of a letter, regarding a watchmaking machine from [Paul?] Preudhomme to Jaq [James] Hutton29 September 1779
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