Authorised form of nameKirchhoff; Gustav Robert (1824 - 1887)
Dates1824 - 1887
Place of birthKonigsberg, Germany
Date of birth12 March 1824
Place of deathBerlin, Germany
Date of death17 October 1887
Research fieldPhysics
Professor Extraordinary, Breslau (1850); Professor of Physics, Heidelberg (1854); Professor of Physics, Berlin (1875)
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election08/04/1875
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Rumford Medal 1862; Davy Medal 1877
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1889 vol 46 pp vi-ix signed by A S
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6506
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1875/11Kirchhoff, Gustav Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/373/1/86Testimonial by Gustav Robert Kirchhoff, Heidelberg, supporting Thomas Edward Thorpe13 June 1870
NLB/3/211Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Arthur Schuster, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
MC/10/240Letter from G [Gustav] Kirchhoff, Margarethenstrasse 4, Berlin, to Professor [Alexander William] Williamson, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society19 April 1875
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
MC/11/204Letter from G [Gustav] Kirchhoff, Keithstrasse 9, Berlin, to Professor [Alexander William] Williamson, [Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society]26 April 1878
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
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