Authorised form of nameAdanson; Michel (1727 - 1806)
Dates1727 - 1806
Dates and placesBirth:
Aix-en-Provence, France (07 April 1727)
Paris, France (03 August 1806)
ActivityResearch Field:
Natural history, philosophy
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Royal Society codeNA8301
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
L&P/3/307Letter, 'Sending the first volume of his Natural History of Senegal' from Michel Adanson to the Royal Society1 January 1758
L&P/4/166Letter, 'On his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society' from Michel Adanson to George Parker17 June 1763
EC/1760/17Adanson, Michel: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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