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Authorised form of nameLalande; Joseph Jerome le Francois de (1732 - 1807)
Other forms of nameJoseph Jerome Lefrancais de
Hieronymus de la
Joseph Jerome le Francois
Other forms of surnameLande
de Lalande
Dates1732 - 1807
NationalityFrench
Place of birthBourg-en-Bresse, France
Date of birth11 July 1732
Place of deathParis, France
Date of death04 April 1807
Research fieldAstronomy
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election24/11/1763
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Authority:
Altname from DSB
References:
Sir Alan Cook, 'Ladies in the Scientific Revolution' in NR 1997 vol 51 pp 1-12
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
Seymour L Chapin, 'Lalande and the Longitude: A Little Known London Voyage of 1763' in NR 1977-8 vol 32 pp 165-180
L B Glyn, 'Israel Lyons: a short but starry career. The life of an eighteenth-century Jewish botanist and astronomer' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 275-305
D E Cartwright, 'The Tonkin tides revisited' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 135-142
Royal Society codeNA7990
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002601Lalande, Joseph Jerome le Francais de nd
EC/1763/13Lalande, Joseph Jerome le Francois de: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/002600Lalande, Joseph Jerome le Francais dend
EC/1763/12Lalande, Joseph Jerome le Francois de: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/5/133Letter, 'Of the transit of Venus' from Joseph Jerome le Francois de Lalande to Nevil Maskelyne8 August 1769
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