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Authorised form of nameOersted; Hans Christian (1777 - 1851)
Other forms of nameJohn Christian
Dates1777 - 1851
NationalityDanish
Place of birthRudkobing, Langeland, Denmark
Date of birth14 August 1777
Place of deathCopenhagen, Denmark
Date of death09 March 1851
Research fieldPhysics
ActivityMemberships:
Secretary, Royal Academy of Sciences, Copenhagen
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election12/04/1821
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1820
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
Sydney Ross, 'The Search for Electromagnetic Induction 1820-1831' in NR 1965 vol 20 pp 184-219
K K Schwarz, 'Faraday and Babbage' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp367-381
W P Griffith and P J T Morris, 'Charles Hatchett FRS (1765 - 1847), chemist and discoverer of niobium' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 299 - 316
Royal Society codeNA7482
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1821/15Oersted, Hans Christian: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003356Oersted, Hans Christiannd
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