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Authorised form of nameMann; Theodore Augustin (1735 - 1809)
Other forms of nameMann, Theodore Augustus
SurnameMann
ForenamesTheodore Augustin
Dates1735 - 1809
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Yorkshire, England (22 June 1735)
Death:
Prague, Czech Republic (23 February 1809)
ActivityCareer:
Began legal training in London (1753) but left (1754); went to Spain and lodged with Don Ricardo Wall (FRS 1753), who obtained for him a commission in Count O'Mahony's regiment of Dragoons (1756); retired to the English Chartreuse, Nieuport, Netherlands and became their prior (in 1764); Minister of Public Instruction (1776); left the Chartreuse and became Prebendary of Courtrai Church (1777); Perpetual Secretary and Treasurer, Royal Academy of Brussels (1786); wrote on the benefits of hemlock and aconite after they apparently cured him of gout
Memberships:
FSA (1793)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
3/04/1788
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Authority:
Alternative spelling of middle name from DNB.
Royal Society codeNA7272
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/7/121Paper, On rivers and canals' by Theodor Augustin Mann1779
L&P/9/12Paper, 'Memoire sur un nouveau principe d'hygrometrie [Memoir on a new principle of hygrometry]' by Theodore Augustine Mann30 September 1786
L&P/9/190Paper, 'Treatise on sea-currents and their effects' by Theodore Augustine Mann7 September 1789
L&P/11/78Letter, 'Some supposed vestiges of ancient volcanoes near Leutmeritz in Bohemia' from Theodor Augustin Mann to Joseph Banks10 November 1797
L&P/11/79Letter, 'Account of a storm of hail 31 July and 1 August 1797 at Leumeritz' from Theodor Augustin Mann to Joseph Banks1 May 1798
L&P/11/97Paper, 'Account of the severe frost of winter 1798-9' by Theodor Augustin Mann1 March 1799
EC/1787/30Mann, Theodore Augustin: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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