Authorised form of nameWeierstrass; Carl Wilhelm (1815 - 1897)
Other forms of nameKarl Theodor Wilhelm
Dates1815 - 1897
Place of birthOstenfelde, Westphalia, Germany
Date of birth31 October 1815
Place of deathBerlin, Germany
Date of death19 February 1897
Research fieldMathematics
Ordinary Professor of Mathematics, Berlin (1864-1897)
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election12/05/1881
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1895
RelationshipsSon of Wilhelm Weierstrass and Theodora Forst; Roman Catholic
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Royal Society codeNA6624
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1881/06Weierstrass, Carl Wilhelm: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/11/942Copy letter from Joseph Lister, to Herrn Professor Carl Wilhelm Weierstrass, Foreign Member, Royal Society7 November 1895
NLB/11/641Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Professor Horace Lamb, Fellow of the Royal Society23 August 1895
NLB/11/753Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Fellow of the Royal Society1 October 1895
NLB/11/944Copy letter from Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], to Horace Alfred Damer Seymour, Royal Mint7 November 1895
NLB/14/396Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Foreign Secretary, Royal Society4 March 1897
NLB/14/555Copy letter from Edward Frankland, to the President and Fellows of the Kongliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin27 March 1897
NLB/14/734Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Gösta Mittag-Leffler, Fellow of the Royal Society5 May 1897
NLB/11/712Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Andrew Russell Forsyth, Fellow of the Royal Society23 September 1895
NLB/11/994Copy letter from Michael Foster, to His Excellency the German Ambassador13 November 1895
MC/16Volume 16 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1893-1896
MC/16/261Letter from Karl Weierstrass, Berlin, to the Royal Society19 November 1895
NLB/12/25Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Herrn Professor Dr Karl Weierstrass, Foreign Member of the Royal Society19 November 1895
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