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Authorised form of nameMond; Ludwig (1839 - 1909)
SurnameMond
ForenamesLudwig
Dates1839 - 1909
NationalityGerman
Dates and placesBirth:
Kassel, Germany (07 March 1839)
Death:
The Poplars, Avenue Road, Regent's Park, London (11 December 1909)
Burial:
Family mausoleum, St Pancras cemetery, Finchley, London
ActivityResearch Field:
Industrial chemistry
Education:
Marburg; Heidelberg
Career:
Worked in a soda works, Kassel; went to England (1862); patented the recovery of sulphur from Leblanc alkali waste; naturalized British (1880); started an alkali works with J T Brunner, at Winnington, Cheshire (1872), later known and Brunner, Mond and Co (1881); invented the Mond producer-gas plant, making ammonia and cheap producer gas; founded Mond Nickel Company (1888); gave £100,000 for the foundation of the Davy-Faraday laboratory; gave the Royal Society about £16,000 during his lifetime and bequeathed to it another £50,000
Memberships:
FIC
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1891
RelationshipsSon of Meyer Baer Mond, merchant, and his wife Henriette Levinsohn; married (1866) his cousin Frieda Loewenthal; father of Sir Robert Ludwig Mond (FRS 1938); and of Alfred Moritz Mond, 1st Baron Melchett (FRS 1928)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/808457
Royal Society codeNA7140
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
M/149Mond, Ludwig1909
EC/1891/15Mond, Ludwig: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/743/1/134Letter from Ludwig Mond, The Poplars, 20 Avenue Road, Regent's Park, to [John Hall] Gladstone25 May 1892
NLB/34/127Copy letter from Archibald Geikie and Joseph Larmor, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society1 December 1906
MS/743/1/140Letter from Ludwig Mond, Winnington Hall, Northwich, to [John Hall] Gladstone2 October 1892
NLB/3/447Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to George Gabriel Stokes, President of the Royal Society12 June 1889
NLB/7/206Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], President of the Royal Society21 December 1892
NLB/7/440Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir John Evans20 February 1893
NLB/7/378Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Kelvin [William Thomson], Fellow of the Royal Society1 February 1893
NLB/7/359Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society, 64 Via Sistina, Rome27 January 1893
NLB/7/397Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society6 February 1893
NLB/9/15Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society, 64 Via Sistina, Rome12 March 1894
NLB/9/628Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society19 June 1894
NLB/12/194Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr H Fisher, 20 Avenue Road, Regent's Park, N.W.2 January 1896
NLB/11/277Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 May 1895
NLB/9/112Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, Secretary, Royal Society, Shelford, Cambridge3 April 1894
NLB/9/665Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society26 June 1894
NLB/11/618Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Collings and Company14 August 1895
NLB/13/144Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Joseph Lister, President, Royal Society22 June 1896
NLB/9/36Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr Ludwig Mond, [Fellow of the Royal Society]16 March 1894
NLB/13/85Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society8 June 1896
NLB/13/279Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society, The Poplars, 20 Avenue Road, Regent's Park, N.W. 20 July 1896
NLB/13/333Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Dr Ludwin Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society27 July 1896
NLB/12/683Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society, 64 Via Sistina, Rome10 April 1896
NLB/12/224Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society7 January 1896
NLB/14/886Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society1 June 1897
NLB/14/819Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society25 May 1897
RR/15/398Letter from Ludwig Mond, on a paper 'Chemical dynamics and statics in light' by Meyer Wilderman to Joseph Larmor30 January 1902
NLB/17/273Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Ludwig Mond, [Fellow of the Royal Society][28 September 1898]
NLB/15/572Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor Henry Edward Armstrong, [Fellow of the Royal Society]29 October 1897
NLB/17/284Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Professor Henry Edward Armstrong, Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer, Dr Ludwig Mond, [Fellows of the Royal Society]1 October 1898
NLB/17/279Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society, Hotel Bristol, Berlin30 September 1898
NLB/20/254Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Ludwig Mond, [Fellow of the Royal Society], 20 Avenue Road, Regent's Park, N.W.[7 March 1900]
NLB/21/808Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society6 February 1901
NLB/23/2/455Copy letter sent from Archibald Geikie and Joseph Larmor, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society3 March 1903
NLB/23/2/243Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster, to Dr Ludwig Mond18 July 1902
NLB/25/5Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society22 July 1902
NLB/30/343Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society8 March 1905
NLB/31/223Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Dr [Ludwig] Mond, [Fellow of the Royal Society]11 July 1905
NLB/32/86Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the President, International Congress of Applied Chemistry, Via Panisperna 89, Rome21 December 1905
NLB/31/715Copy letter from William Huggins, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1905
NLB/39/130Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Dr L [Ludwig] Mond1 December 1908
NLB/36/876Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to A Cussoli, Combe Bank near Sevenoaks6 January 1908
NLB/39/62Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society19 November 1908
NLB/37/82Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir R [Robert] Giffen KCB, FRS16 January 1908
NLB/39/132Copy letter from Joseph Larmor to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal SocietyDecember 1908
RR/12/367Letter from William Chandler Roberts-Austen, to John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, regarding a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black. - Part I' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields9 August 1895
RR/12/366Referee's report by Harold Baily Dixon, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black. - Part I' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields3 July 1895
NLB/67/11Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. E. Major Esq.29 September 1924
RR/13/231Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields3 August 1897
RR/13/230Referee's report by William Chandler Roberts-Austen, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields27 July 1897
RR/13/232Referee's report by Thomas Edward Thorpe, on a paper 'On the occlusion of hydrogen and oxygen by palladium' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields14 December 1897
RR/13/233Referee's report by William Chandler Roberts-Austen, on a paper 'On the occlusion of hydrogen and oxygen by palladium' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields8 January 1898
NLB/67/36Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coward and Hawksley Sons and Chance; 20 Mincing Lane, E.C.3.6 October 1924
NLB/67/58Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to G. E. Mager Esq.; Messrs. Waller and Mager, 20 John Street, Adelphi, W.C.2.11 October 1924
NLB/67/48Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Messrs. Coward, Chance and Co.; 30 Mincing Lane, E.C.3.9 October 1924
NLB/13/147Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society22 June 1896
NLB/15/235Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, [Fellow of the Royal Society]21 July 1897
NLB/17/164Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society29 July 1898
NLB/23/2/238Copy letter from Sir Michael Foster and Joseph Larmor, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society14 July 1902
NLB/28/777Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society17 May 1904
RR/12/368Referee's report by William Chandler Roberts-Austen, on a paper 'On the occlusion of oxygen and hydrogen by platinum black. - Part I' by Ludwig Mond, William Ramsay and John Shields9 August 1895
NLB/17/278Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society 30 September 1898
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