Authorised form of nameLanden; John (1719 - 1790)
Dates1719 - 1790
Place of birthPeakirk, near Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England
Date of birth23 January 1719
Place of deathMilton, near Peterborough, Northamptonshire
Date of death15 January 1790
Research fieldMathematics
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election16/01/1766
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
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Royal Society codeNA7089
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1765/24Landen, John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/5/38Paper, 'A new method of comparing curvilineal areas' by John Landen1768
L&P/6/229/3Plate, 'Mathematical figures concerning rotary motion' by John Landen1776
L&P/5/186aPaper, 'Some new theorums for computing the areas of certain curve lines' by John Landen14 May 1770
L&P/5/246Paper, 'On fluents and assignable by arcs of conic sections' by John Landen1771
L&P/8/139/1Paper, 'Of rotary motion' by John Landen1785
L&P/6/229/1Paper, 'An account of a new theory of rotatory motion of bodies' by John Landen1776
L&P/6/229/2Plate, 'Mathematical figures concerning rotary motion' by John Landen1776
L&P/6/229Paper, 'An account of a new theory of rotatory motion of bodies' by John Landen1776
L&P/8/139/2Plate, 'Figures of rotary motion' by John Landen1785
L&P/8/139Paper, 'Of rotary motion' by John Landen1785
L&P/2/495Paper, 'An investigation of some theorums anent remarkable properties of the circle' by John Landen1754
AP/7/16/1Manuscript, 'On spherical motion' by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
AP/7/16/2Diagrams, angles of spherical motion by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
AP/7/16Paper, 'On spherical motion' by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
AP/7/30Unpublished letter, regarding Wildbore's paper from Cha [Charles] Wildbore to Sir Joseph Banks 24 April 1789
L&P/6/98Paper, 'Of a general theorum for finding the length of any arc of any conic hyperbola by means of two elliptic areas' by John Landen1775
AP/7/32Unpublished paper, 'Observations on the different nature of motive and accelerative forces' in a letter from Cha [Charles] Wildbore to SIr Joseph Banks13 May 1790
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