Authorised form of nameWiedemann; Gustav Heinrich (1826 - 1899)
Dates1826 - 1899
Place of birthBerlin, Germany
Date of birth02 October 1826
Place of deathLeipzig, Germany
Date of death23 March 1899
Research fieldPhysics
PhD (1847)
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
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election31/01/1884
RelationshipsMarried (1851) Clara, daughter of Eilhard Mitscherlich (For Mem RS 1828)
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
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]
MC/11/47Letter from Professor G [Gustav] Wiedemann, Fridericianum, Leipzig, to the Secretary of the Royal Society16 April 1877
MC/11Volume 11 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1877-1879
PP/10/28Paper, 'Clausius's formula for the change of state from liquid to gas applied to Messrs. Ramsay and Young's observations on alcohol' by George Francis Fitzgerald1887
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