Authorised form of nameWargentin; Pehr Wilhelm (1717 - 1783)
Other forms of namePeter
Dates1717 - 1783
Place of birthSunne, Sweden
Date of birth11 September 1717
Place of deathStockholm, Sweden
Date of death13 December 1783
Research fieldAstronomy
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/07/1764
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
AltName from certificates
Pogg gives date of birth as 22/09/1717.
Royal Society codeNA8350
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1764/20Wargentin, Pehr Wilhelm: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/5/286Letter, 'Titles of papers read before the Swedish Acadmey of Sciences between July 1770 and June 1771' from Peter Wargentin to John Ellicott5 March 1772
L&P/5/33Letter, 'Of the winter in Stockholm' from Peter William Wargentin to Nevil Maskelyne23 February 1768
EC/1764/36Wargentin, Pehr Wilhelm: certificate of election to the Royal Society
L&P/2/104Letter, 'Of the variation of the magnetic needle' from Petrus Wargentin to Cromwell Mortimer1 May 1750
L&P/4/351Letter, 'Of a new method of determining longitudes of places from observations of the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites' from Peter William Wargentin to Nevil Maskelyne6 July 1766
L&P/6/221Letter, 'On the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich observatories' from Peter William Wargentin to Nevil Maskelyne1776
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