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Bradley, James, 1693?-1762

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Personal name headingBradley, James, 1693?-1762
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Birth date1693-03
Death date1762-04-13
Place of birthGloucestershire (England)
AffiliationRoyal Society (Great Britain)
University of Oxford
Royal Greenwich Observatory
Profession or occupationAstronomers
Found inLCCN 07-31686: His Miscellaneous works and correspondence of the Rev. James Bradley ..., 1832 (hdg.: Bradley, James, 1693?-1762)
LC data base, 4-22-86 (hdg.: Bradley, James, 1693?-1762; usage: James Bradley)
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society for the month of January, 1748 (Number 485) : (... by James Bradley... Astronomer Royal, and F.R.S. [Fellow of the Royal Society])
Encyclopædia Britannica website, Oct. 25, 2017 (James Bradley, (born March 1693, Sherborne, Gloucestershire, Eng. - died July 13, 1762, Chalford, Gloucestershire), English astronomer... membership in the Royal Society, to which he was elected a fellow in 1718... he was appointed in 1721 to the Savilian chair of astronomy at Oxford. Members of the Royal Society in their function as “visitors and directors” of the Royal Greenwich Observatory recommended Bradley in 1742 to succeed Halley in the post of astronomer royal.)