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Authorised form of nameClausius; Rudolph Julius Emmanuel (1822 - 1888)
SurnameClausius
ForenamesRudolph Julius Emmanuel
Dates1822 - 1888
Dates and placesBirth:
Koszalin, Poland (02 January 1822)
Death:
Bonn, Germany (24 August 1888)
ActivityResearch Field:
Physics, thermodynamics, optics, electricity
Education:
Stettin; University of Berlin (1840-1844); Halle
Career:
Professor of Physics, Royal Artillery Engineering School, Berlin (1850); Professor, Zurich (1855); Professor, Wurzburg (1857); Professor of Natural Philosophy, Bonn (1869-1888); served in the Ambulance Corps during the Franco-German war
Royal Society activityMembership:
Foreign Member
Election Date:
26/03/1868
Medals/Prizes:
Copley Medal 1879
RelationshipsSon of Rev C E G Clausius DD
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc 1890 vol 48 pp i-viii signed by G F F G
References:
J G O'Hara, 'George Johnstone Stoney, FRS, and the Concept of the Electron' in NR 1974-5 vol 29 pp 265-276
Royal Society codeNA8171
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1868/02Clausius, Rudolph Julius Emmanuel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/3/206Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor George Francis Fitzgerald, Fellow of the Royal Society10 April 1889
MS/427/6Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Hon. [Chalres] W. Fremantle7 November 1879
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