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Authorised form of nameBurman; Eric (1692 - 1729)
Other forms of nameEricus
Dates1692 - 1729
NationalitySwedish
Place of birthBygdea, Sweden
Date of birth23 September 1692
Place of deathUppsala, Sweden
Date of death03 November 1729
Research fieldAstronomy
Meteorology
Mathematics
ActivityEducation:
Uppsala. Fil Mag (1716)
Career:
Lecturer in Mathematics, Stockholm (1716); Professor of Mathematics, Uppsala (1719-death); Cathedral organist (1719-1727); established the first meteorological stations in Sweden, by his death there were 14
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election27/06/1728
RelationshipsSon of Jacob Laurentii Burman, clergyman of Bygdea, and his wife, Christina Bozoea; married Anna Elisabeth Raftelia
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; SMK
Notes:
Proposed by James Jurin; Sir Hans Sloane; William Rutty
Royal Society codeNA6717
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/B2/119Eric Burman, dated at Uppsala, to James Jurin8 October 1728
LBO/19/81Copy letter from Eric Burman, Upsala, to James Jurin27 October 1727
EL/B2/118Eric Burman, dated at 8 October, to William Rutty8 October 1728
EL/B2/116Eric Burman, dated at Uppsala to James Jurin18 October 1726
EL/B2/117Eric Burman, dated at Uppsala, to James Jurin27 October 1727
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