Authorised form of nameDelaunay; Charles Eugene (1816 - 1872)
Dates1816 - 1872
Place of birthLusigny, France
Date of birth09 April 1816
Place of deathAt sea, off the coast of Cherbourg, France
Date of death05 August 1872
Research fieldCelestial mechanics
Secondary school, Troyes; Ecole Polytechnique, Paris (1836)
Teacher of Geodesy, Ecole des Mines; Professor, Ecole Polytechnique; Engineer in chief, Corps des Mines; Director, Paris Observatory; drowned when the pleasure boat he was on capsized
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election29/04/1869
RelationshipsSon of Jaques Hubert Delauney, surveyor, and his wife Catherine
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Birth and death dates from DSB
Proc Roy Soc 1875-1876 vol 24 pp vii-ix
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6534
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1869/02Delaunay, Charles Eugene: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/9/330Letter from Ch [Charles] Delaunay, Paris Observatory, Paris, to the Royal Society17 February 1872
MC/8/357Letter from [Charles Eugène] Delaunay, Paris, to W H [William Hallowes] Miller, [Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society]4 May 1869
MC/9/262Letter from Ch [Charles] Delaunay, Director of the Paris Observatory, Paris, to the Royal Society11 October 1871
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
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