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Authorised form of nameWiedemann; Gustav Heinrich (1826 - 1899)
SurnameWiedemann
ForenamesGustav Heinrich
Dates1826 - 1899
NationalityGerman
Dates and placesBirth:
Berlin, Germany (02 October 1826)
Death:
Leipzig, Germany (23 March 1899)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics, chemistry
Education:
PhD (1847)
Career:
Professor of Physics, Basel (1854-1863); taught at Brunswick and at Carlsruhe; Professor of Physical Chemistry, Leipzig (1871); Professor of Physics, Leipzig; studied the thermal conductivity of metals
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
31/01/1884
RelationshipsMarried (1851) Clara, daughter of Eilhard Mitscherlich (For Mem RS 1828)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 41-43 signed by G C F
Royal Society codeNA6666
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1884/05Wiedemann, Gustav Heinrich: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/11/821Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Herrn Professor Dr E Wiedemann, Die Universitat, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany10 October 1895
NLB/18/555Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons[29 March 1899]
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