Authorised form of nameLanden; John (1719 - 1790)
Dates1719 - 1790
Dates and placesBirth:
Peakirk, near Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England (23 January 1719)
Milton, near Peterborough, Northamptonshire (15 January 1790)
ActivityResearch Field:
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
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
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
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
L&P/5/38Paper, 'A new method of comparing curvilineal areas' by John Landen1768
L&P/2/495Paper, 'An investigation of some theorums anent remarkable properties of the circle' by John Landen1754
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/6/229/1Paper, 'An account of a new theory of rotatory motion of bodies' by John Landen1776
L&P/8/139/1Paper, 'Of rotary motion' by John Landen1785
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/8/139Paper, 'Of rotary motion' by John Landen1785
L&P/8/139/2Plate, 'Figures of rotary motion' by John Landen1785
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/7/16/1Manuscript, 'On spherical motion' by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
AP/7/16/2Diagrams, angles of spherical motion by [Charles Wildbore][1787]
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