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Authorised form of nameManfredi; Eustachio (1674 - 1739)
Dates1674 - 1739
NationalityItalian
Place of birthBologna, Italy
Date of birth20 September 1674
Place of deathBologna, Italy
Date of death15 February 1739
Dates and placesBurial:
Church of Santa Maria Maddalena, Bologna, Italy
OccupationPoet
Research fieldAstronomy
Mathematics
ActivityEducation:
Jesuit school in Bologna; Bologna. LLD (1692); PhD (1738)
Career:
Public lecturer in Mathematics, Bologna (1699); his patron was Marquis Giovanni Giuseppe Orsi (FRS 1716); Superintendent of the Waters of Bologna (1704); Pro-Rector, Collegio Montalto (1704); Professor of Astronomy, Istituto delle Scienze, Bologna (1711)
Memberships:
Academie Royale des Sciences; Accademia degli Inquieti (founder member)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election24/10/1728
ProposerSir Thomas Dereham
William Rutty
Sir Hans Sloane
RelationshipsSon of Alfonso Manfredi, Notary, of Lugo, and his wife, Anna Maria Fiorini; two of his three brothers were also professors at Bologna
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; IBI; Fantuzzi
References:
Marta Cavazza, 'The Institute of Science of Bologna and the Royal Society in the eighteenth century' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 3-25, plate
Mari Williams, 'James Bradley and the Eighteenth Century "Gap" in Attempts to Measure Annual Stellar Parallax' in NR 1982-83 vol 37 pp 83-100
Royal Society codeNA7202
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/R2/9Letter, from William Rutty to Eustachio Manfredi18 November 1728
RBO/13/36Observations of the solar eclipse witnessed at Bologna on 14 September 1727 by Eustachio Manfredi1727
RBO/13/44'The Astronomical Passage of a Lumen Boreale as observ'd at Bologna March 4 1727 by Eustachio Manfredi'1728
RBO/15/14Observations of a solar eclipse witnessed at Bologna from Eustachio Manfredi to Thomas Dereham1730
RBO/14/81Observations of lunar eclipse on 28 July 1729 from Eustachio Manfredi communicated by Thomas Dereham1729
RBO/14/94Observations of the lunar eclipse made at Bologna on 8 August 1729 by Eustachio Manfredi1729
RBO/13/79Observations of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites in a letter from Eustachio Manfredi to William Rutty1728
RBO/13/45Translation of the observations of the lumen borealis seen at Bologna on 14 March 1727 by Eustachio Manfredi1728
CLP/8ii/21Paper, 'Duae observationes eclipsis lunae totalis' [Two observations of total lunar eclipses] by Eustachio Manfredi [1729-1730]
EL/M2/72Extract of a letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to Thomas Dereham31 October 1728
CLP/8ii/68Paper, 'An account of a conjunction of Mercury with the Sun observed at the Astronomical Observatory of the Institute of Bologna [Italy] 11 November 1736 in the morning' by Eustachio Manfredi1736
EL/M2/77Letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to Thomas Dereham, dated at Bologna12 October 1729
EL/M2/78Translation of a letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to Thomas Dereham1729
EL/R2/6Letter, from William Rutty to Eustachio Manfredi, dated at London20 August 1728
EL/M2/73Letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to William Rutty, dated at Bologna3 April 1728
EL/R2/44Letter, from Didacus de Revillas to Eustachio Manfredi, dated at Rome1735
EL/B3/2Letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to Giacomo Bartolommeo Beccari, dated at Bologna26 October 1728
EL/M2/75Copy of a letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to Thomas Dereham16 October 1728
EL/M2/79Letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to Thomas Dereham, dated at Bologna20 August 1730
CLP/8ii/20Paper, regarding a total lunar eclipse witnessed at Bologna [Italy] on 8 August 1729 by Eustachio Manfredi[1729-1730]
CLP/4i/80Paper, 'Astronomical passage of a lumen boreale [aurora borealis] observed near Bologna March 14 1727' by Eustachio Manfredi1728
CLP/8ii/9Paper, 'Nell'observatoni pubblico di Bologna [Italy]' [Astronomical observations made at the Bologna Observatory] by Eustachio Manfredi1728
EL/M2/76Letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to William Rutty, dated at Bologna30 April 1729
EL/M2/74Letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to William Rutty, dated at Bologna16 October 1728
RBO/13/90'Extract from a Letter of Doctor Eustachio Manfredi of Bologna to Sir Thomas Dereham relating to Rizzetti's Book against Sir Isaac Newton'1728
CLP/8ii/9a Paper, 'Astronomical observations made in the publick observatory at Bologna [Italy]' by Eustachio Manfredi1728
CLP/8ii/77aLetter extract, 'Observatio Eclipseos Telluris Romae habita in aedibus eminentissimi cardinalis' [observations of the solar eclipse made at the house of an eminent Cardinal in Rome], from Didacus de Revillas [Diego Ravillas] to Eustachio Manfredi[1734]
RBO/14/28'Astronomical Observations made in the publick Observatory at Bologna by Doctor Eustachio Manfredi communicated to Sir Hans Sloane presented by Thomas Dereham and translated from the Italian by Dr Scheuchzer1728
EL/M2/80Translation of an extract of a letter, from Eustachio Manfredi to Thomas Dereham, dated at Bologna1730
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