Authorised form of nameOersted; Hans Christian (1777 - 1851)
Other forms of nameJohn Christian
Dates1777 - 1851
Place of birthRudkobing, Langeland, Denmark
Date of birth14 August 1777
Place of deathCopenhagen, Denmark
Date of death09 March 1851
Research fieldPhysics
Secretary, Royal Academy of Sciences, Copenhagen
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election12/04/1821
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1820
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
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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