Authorised form of nameDelambre; Jean Baptiste Joseph (1749 - 1822)
Dates1749 - 1822
Place of birthAmiens, France
Date of birth19 September 1749
Place of deathParis, France
Date of death19 August 1822
Research fieldAstronomy
History of astronomy
Studied langauges under the Jesuits, then under the poet Jacques Delille; later studied under the astronomer Lalande
Worked with PFA Mechain (FRS 1789) measuring the arc of the meridian between Dunkirk and Barcelona (1792-1799); Professor of Astronomy, College de France (1807)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/05/1791
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Royal Society codeNA7147
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1791/14Delambre, Jean Baptiste Joseph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/5/51Letter from Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, Institut de France, to the President of the Royal Society31 October 1811
CB/1/3/212Letter from Delalandre, Paris to Charles Blagden20 October 1806
L&P/9/22Paper, 'Memoire sur l'epoque et le mouvement des monds de Jupiter [On the epocha and the motion of the nodes of Jupiter]' by Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre1786
CB/1/3/213Letter from Delambre, Paris to Charles Blagden, London26 June 1808
CB/1/3/214Draft of a letter from Charles Blagden to Delambre1 August 1808
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