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Authorised form of nameLichtenberg; Georg Christoph (? 1744 - 1799)
Other forms of nameLichtenberg, Gottfried Carl
SurnameLichtenberg
ForenamesGeorg Christoph
Dates? 1744 - 1799
Dates and placesBirth:
Oberramstadt, near Darmstadt, Germany (01 July 1742 or 01 July 1744)
Death:
Gottingen, Germany (24 February 1799)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics
Education:
Gottingen
Career:
Professor Extraordinarius (1770) and Professor Ordinarius (1775) in Physics, University of Gottingen; wrote on probability and astronomy
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
11/04/1793
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
References:
Linde Katritzky, 'Coleridge's Links with Leading Men of Science' in NR 1995 vol 49 pp 261-276, plate
Linde Katritzky, 'Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, FRS' in NR 1984-85 vol 39 pp 41-49
Notes:
Christian names on certificate and in R are given as 'Gottfried Carl'. DSB gives birth date as 01 July 1742
Royal Society codeNA7991
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002744Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph1791
EC/1793/02Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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