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Authorised form of nameBecquerel; Alexandre Edmond (1820 - 1891)
Other forms of nameBecquerel, Edmond
SurnameBecquerel
ForenamesAlexandre Edmond
Dates1820 - 1891
NationalityFrench
Dates and placesBirth:
Paris, France (24 March 1820)
Death:
Paris, France (11 May 1891)
ActivityResearch Field:
Experimental physics
Career:
Assistant and successor to his father, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris; Professor of Physics, Conservatoire des arts et Metiers, Paris; studied photochemistry, spectroscopy and phosphorescence
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
31/05/1888
RelationshipsSon of Antoine Cesar Bequerel (For Mem RS 1837); father of Antoine Henri Bequerel (For Mem RS 1908)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1892 vol 51 pp xxi-xxiv signed by W C
Royal Society codeNA6956
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1888/04Becquerel, Alexandre Edmond: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/5/337Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons21 May 1891
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