Authorised form of nameRitter; Karl (1779 - 1859)
Other forms of nameCarl
Dates1779 - 1859
Place of birthQuedlinburg, Germany
Date of birth07 August 1779
Place of deathBerlin
Date of death28 September 1859
Research fieldGeography
Schnapfeuthal Institution
Tutor to the Hollweg family (for 15 years); published 'Die Erdkunde im Verhaltniss sur Natur und zur Geschichte des Menschen' (1818); Professor of History, Frankfurt (1819); Extraordinarius in History, Berlin (1820)
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election30/03/1848
RelationshipsSon of a doctor
Bulloch's Roll
Proc Roy Soc 1859-1860 vol 10 pp xlii-xliii
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7575
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1848/02Ritter, Karl: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MM/21/33Copy of letter from Carl Ritter [to Francis Rawden Chesney]25 October 1850
MC/4/256Letter from Charles [Carl] Ritter, Berlin, to [Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Sabine, Foreign Secretary of the Royal Society]6 August 1848
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
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