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Authorised form of nameDelambre; Jean Baptiste Joseph (1749 - 1822)
SurnameDelambre
ForenamesJean Baptiste Joseph
Dates1749 - 1822
NationalityFrench
Dates and placesBirth:
Amiens, France (19 September 1749)
Death:
Paris, France (19 August 1822)
ActivityResearch Field:
Astronomy, geodesy, history of astronomy
Education:
Studied langauges under the Jesuits, then under the poet Jacques Delille; later studied under the astronomer Lalande
Career:
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)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
5/05/1791
SourcesSources:
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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