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Authorised form of namePrivat de Molieres; Joseph (1677 - 1742)
Other forms of nameJoseph Privat de
Other forms of surnameMolieres
Dates1677 - 1742
NationalityFrench
Place of birthTarascon, Bouches-du-Rhone, France
Date of birth1677
Place of deathParis, France
Date of death12 May 1742
OccupationClergyman, Roman Catholic
Research fieldPhysics
Mathematics
ActivityEducation:
Oratorian schools at Aix, Marseilles, Arles, Angers
Career:
Entered the Congregation of the Oratory, against the wishes of his parents; taught in Oratorian schools at Saumur, Juilly and Soissons; left to pursue his career in Paris (1704); Professor of Philosophy, College Royale (1723)
Memberships:
Academie Royale des Sciences (1721)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/01/1729
ProposerWilliam Rutty
Sir Hans Sloane
John Gaspar Scheuchzer
RelationshipsSon of Charles Privat de Molieres and his wife, Martine Robins de Brabantane
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Royal Society codeNA6691
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
LBO/19/101Copy letter from the Joseph Privat de Molieres, Paris, to William Rutty2 July 1728
CLP/22ii/71Paper, Account of Dr [Joseph Privat de] Molieres' 'Lecons de physique et de mathematique etc [Physical and mathematical lessons etc]' by John Hadley18th century
CLP/22ii/25Paper, On 'Physical and mechanical explication of the percussion of elastic bodies' by Abbe de Molieres [Joseph Privat de Molières]18th century
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