Authorised form of nameKapteyn; Jacobus Cornelius (1851 - 1922)
Dates1851 - 1922
Place of birthBarneveld, Netherlands
Date of birth19 January 1851
Place of deathAmsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death18/06/1922
Research fieldAstronomy
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election26/06/1919
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1922-1923 vol 102 pp xxix-xxxv signed by A S E
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA869
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1919/18Kapteyn, Jacobus Cornelius: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/57/127Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Frank Dyson, FRS28 July 1919
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
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