List of Fellows of the Royal Society


List of Fellows of the Royal Society

This is a list of people who are or were Fellows or Foreign Members of the Royal Society of London.

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Fellows

A

*Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester
*John Farr Abbott
*Louis Paul Abeille [http://royalsociety.org/downloaddoc.asp?id=4274 List of Fellows, 1660-2007, A-J] ]
*Clarke Abel
*Frederick Abel
*Michael Abercrombie
*John Abernethy (surgeon)
*Mohammed Ben Ali Abgali
*William de Wiveleslie Abney
*Edward Abraham
*Samson Abramsky, computer scientist 2004
*Henry Wentworth Dyke Acland
*Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 11th Baronet
*Gilbert Smithson Adair
*James Adair
*John Adair
*Robert Alexander Shafto Adair, 1st Baron Waveney
*Neil Kensington Adam
*Robert Adam
*John George Adami
*Alfred Adams
*Andrew Leith Adams
*Frank Dawson Adams
*Jerry Adams, 1992
*Sir John Bertram Adams
*John Couch Adams
*John Frank Adams
*Paul Richard Adams
*William Grylls Adams
*Michel Adanson
*Cyril Clifford Addison
*William Addison
*Swithin Adee
*Saul Adler
*Edgar Douglas Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian of Cambridge PRS 1950-1955
*Richard Hume Adrian, 2nd Baron Adrian of Cambridge
*Adam Afzelius
*Cassem Algiada Aga
*George Charles Agar
*Welbore Ellis Agar
*Wilfred Eade Agar
*George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover
*William Aglionby
*George Andre Agricola
*Cyriacus Ahlers
*Sir George Biddell Airy PRS 1871-1873
*James Edward Tierney Aitchison
*Alexander Craig Aitken
*John Aitken
*Martin Jim Aitken, 1983
*Sir Willaim Aitken
*Michael Akam, 2000
*Muhammed Akhtar, 1980
*Bruce Alberts, 1993
*Roger Alder, 2006
*David Aldous, 1994
*McNeill Alexander, 1987
*Claude Allegre, 2002
*Ephraim Anderson, microbiologist 1968
*John H. D. Anderson, natural philosopher, 1759
*John Stuart Anderson, inorganic chemist, 1953
*John Anderson, zoologist, 1879
*Edward Neville da Costa Andrade
*Charlotte Auerbach

B

* J. D. Bernal, physicist 1937
* Val Beral, epidemiologist
* Tim Berners-Lee, computer scientist 2001
* Sir Michael Berry, mathematical physicist 1982
* Abram Besicovitch, mathematician 1934
* Moses Blackman
* Jon Blundy, Geochemist, 2008
* Sir Walter Bodmer
* David Bohm
* Sir Hermann Bondi
* Gustav Victor Rudolf Born, pharmacologist and embryologist 1972
* Max Born, physicist, Nobel Prize (1954)
* Martin Bott, geophysicist, 1976
* Sydney Brenner, Nobel Prize (2002), 1965
* James Bruce (1730-1794), Scottish traveller and travel writer, 1776
* Edith Bulbring, pharmacologist, 1958
* Sir Arnold Burgen, 1964

C

* Sir Roy Calne
* Sir Ernst Boris Chain Nobel Prize (1965), 1949
* Sir Winston S. Churchill, politician
* Sir James Chadwick Nobel Prize(1935),1927
* Sir Philip Cohen, 1978
* Sydney Cohen, 1990
* Ardaseer Cursetjee, 1841

D

* Emanuel Mendes da Costa
* Moses da Costa, also called Anthony da Costa
* Henry Daniels, President of the Royal Statistical Society (1980)
* Dr Erasmus Darwin, physician, poet, inventor (Grandfather of Charles Darwin), 1761
* Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist 2001
* David Elieser Deutsch, physicist, 2008
* Samuel Devons, 1955
* Benjamin Disraeli, politician 1876
* Jeremiah Dixon Astronomer 1773
* James Johnston Dobbie, 1904
* Cyril Domb, 1977
* Jack David Dunitz
* Raymond Dwek, 1998

E

* Richard Lovell Edgeworth, writer & inventor, 1781
* Dr Philip England, geophysicist 1999
* Sir Michael Epstein, pathologist virologist 1979 (Vice-President, 1986-91)
* Arthur Erdélyi, 1975

F

* Andrew Fabian, astronomer
* Michael Faraday, Chemist
* Wilhelm Feldberg, 1947 biologist
* Sir Alan Fersht, protein folding 1983
* Sir Monty Finniston (vice-president 1971-2)
* Michael Fisher, 1971
* Martin Fleischmann, chemist
* Sir Otto Frankel, geneticist
* Otto Robert Frisch, physicist
* Albrecht Fröhlich
* Herbert Fröhlich, 1951

G

* Dennis Gabor, physicist Nobel Prize (1971) 1952
* David Glass, demographer (1971)
* Eugen Glueckauf, 1969
* Ian Glynn, 1970
* Thomas Gold, physicist astronomer 1964
* Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid
* Sydney Goldstein, expert on fluid mechanics
* Jeffrey Goldstone, 1977
* Benjamin Gompertz, actuary mathematician 1828
* Ian Grant
* Michael Green, string theorist 1989
* Hans Gruneberg, 1956 biologist
* Sir Ludwig Guttmann, neurologist

H

* Jack Halpern, chemist 1974
*George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen
*James Hamilton, 7th Earl of Abercorn
* Chris Hawkesworth, Professor of Earth Sciences
* Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist 1974
* John Hawkins, geologist 1791
* Sir Henry Harris, medicine 1968
* Sir (Robert) Brian Heap, biologist 1989
* Sir Ian Heilbron, chemist 1931
* Hans Heilbronn, mathematician 1951
* Walter Heitler, physicist quantum chemistry 1948
* Johannes Hevelius, astronomer 1664
* Sir Peter Hirsch, material science 1963
* Lancelot Hogben, Experimental Zoology 1936
* John Hoppus, Professor of Philosophy, C19th
* Sir Gabriel Horn, biologist 1986

* John Eliot Howard, chemist
* Judith Ann Katherine Howard, crystallographer 2002 [ [http://royalsociety.org/page.asp?id=1520 Judith Howard] ]

* Luke Howard, chemist
* Sir Richard Timothy (Tim) Hunt, biologist 1991
* Herbert Huppert, geophysicist 1987

I

* Alick Isaacs, virologist, interferon 1966
* David Ish-Horowicz, 2002

J

* Sir George Jessel, solicitor general 1871-73 1880
* Brian Josephson, physicist Nobel Prize (1943) 1970

K

* George Kalmus, 1988
* Sir Bernard Katz, medicine Nobel Prize (1970) 1952
* David Keilin 1928
* Andrew Keller, 1972
* Olga Kennard, crystallographer 1987
* Sir Aaron Klug, chemist Nobel Prize (1982) 1969 (President of RS 1995-2000)
* Sir Hans Kornberg, 1965
* Hans Kosterlitz, biochemist, Nobel Prize (1953)
* Sir John Krebs, biologist 1984
* Hans Kronberger (physicist), nuclear physicist
* Harold Kroto, chemist, Nobel Prize (1996) 1990
* Nicholas Kurti, physicist, Vice-President of RS 1965-67 1956

L

* Michael Land, neurobiologist 1982
* Michael Levitt, biophysicist, computational biology 2001
* Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell, 1920
* Henry Lipson
* Hans Lissmann
* John Locke
* Sir Ben Lockspeiser
* John Freeman Loutit medical researcher, radiobiologist 1963
* George Lusztig, 1983

M

* Prof. Dame Anne McLaren, biologist 1975 (made Foreign Secretary for the society 1991)
* Kurt Mahler, mathematician 1948
* Joel Mandelstam
* Stanley Mandelstam, theoretical physicist 1962
* James Clerk Maxwell, physicist 1864
* Raphael Meldola, chemist 1886
* Kurt Mendelssohn, German-born British medical physicist cryogenic engineering
* Leon Mestel, astronomer 1977
* Samuel Milner, 1922
* César Milstein, medicine, Nobel Prize (1984) 1975
* Alfred Mond, chemist 1928
* Ludwig Mond, chemist 1891
* Sir Robert Mond, chemist and archaeologist
* Sir Moses Montefiore, 1836
* Louis Mordell, 1924

N

* F.R. Nunes Nabarro, British-South African physicist 1971
* Albert Neuberger, chemical pathologist 1951
* Michael Neuberger, biochemist 1993
* Bernhard Neumann, 1959
* Max Newman, 1939
* Sir Isaac Newton, Natural Philosopher, Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist
* Frederic Louis Norden, Danish naval captain and explorer 1741
* Sir Gustav Nossal, biologist 1982

O

* Leslie Orgel, 1962
* Egon Orowan, Hungarian-born British U.S. physicist 1947

P

* Sir Francis Palgrave
* Friedrich Paneth, chemist 1947
* Frank Pasquill, meteorologist 1977
* Laurence Pearl, structural biologist 2008 [New Fellows, 2008 [http://royalsociety.org/publication.asp?id=7716] ]
* Rudolf Peierls, physicist 1945
* Michael Pepper, physicist 1983
* Max Perutz, chemist, Nobel Prize (1962) 1954
* Richard Peto, epidemiologist
* Gordon Plotkin, 1992
* John Charles Polanyi, chemist, Nobel Prize (1986) 1971
* Michael Polanyi, chemist and philosopher 1944
* Guido Pontecorvo, 1955
* Sir Karl Popper, philosopher of science 1976
* Eric Priest

Q

* Juda Quastel, biochemist 1940

R

* Richard Rado, combinatorics, graph theory 1978
* C. N. R. Rao
* Ralph Raphael, 1962
* Philip Rashleigh, mineralogist
* David Rhind, geographer 2002
* Ivan Roitt, immunologist 1983
* Douglas Ross, physicist 2005
* Sir Joseph Rotblat, founder of Pugwash conference, Nobel Prize for Peace (1995)
* Klaus Roth
* Sir Martin Roth
* Lionel Rothschild M.P., 1911
* Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild, entomologist, zoologist 1985
* Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild 1953
* Bertrand Russell, 3rd Earl Russell 1908
* Philip Russell, physicist 2005
* Ernest Rutherford

* Leo Sachs, 1997
* Professor John Roy Sambles, Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Exeter 2002
* Peter Sarnak, 2002
* Arthur Schuster, 1879
* Dennis Sciama, cosmologist
* Anthony Segal, 1998
* Isaac de Sequeira Samuda (first Jewish Fellow of the Royal Society; elected 1727)
* Professor Man Mohan Sharma, Chemical Engineer, 1990 [http://royalsociety.org/downloaddoc.asp?id=4275 List of Fellows, K - Z] ]
* David Shoenberg, physics of low temperatures
* Bernard Silverman, statistician
* Louis Siminovitch, 1991
* Sir Francis Simon, 1941
* Franz Sondheimer, organic chemist 1967
* Steve Sparks, Professor of Earth Sciences
* David Spiegelhalter, statistician
* James Joseph Sylvester, mathematician 1839
* Michael Szwarc, polymer chemistry 1966

T

* David Tabor, 1963
* John C Taylor, Physicist
* Richard Taylor, Mathematician
* Oscar Werner Tiegs, 1928, Australian Zoologist [ [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160475b.htm Oscar Werner Tiegs - Australian Dictionary of Biography] ]
* Samuel Tolansky, 1952, spectroscopist
* Roger Tanner, Rheologist 2001
* Robert Bentley Todd, Physician, 1838 [*Citation
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V

* Leslie Valiant, computer scientist, parallel computation 1991
* Sir John Vane, medicine, Nobel Prize (1982) 1974

W

* Felix Weinberg, 1983
* Lawrence Weiskrantz, 1980
* Nathaniel Wolf, 1777
* Sir Isaac Wolfson, 1963
* Lord Leonard Wolfson (honorary FRS 2005)
* Lewis Wolpert, embryologist 1980
* Michael Woolfson, crystallographer, computer simulation 1984
* Henry de Worms, 1st Baron Pirbright, 1889
* Andrew Wyllie, pathologist, 1995

Y

* Magdi Yacoub, heart surgeon 1999
* Alec David Young, aero-engineer 1973

Z

* Oliver Zangwill, psychologist, 1967
* John Ziman, 1967
* Lord Solly Zuckerman, anatomist, evolutionist 1943

Foreign members

A

*John Jacob Abel
*Anatole Abragam, French physicist, father of NMR 1983
*Walter Sydney Adams
*Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize (2003) 2001
*Alexander Agassiz
*Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz
*Vladimir Arnold Ukrainian-U.S. mathematician 1988
*Julius Axelrod, biochemist, pharmacologist Nobel Prize (1970) 1979

B

*David Baltimore, U.S. biologist, retroviruses, Nobel Prize (1975) 1987
*Grigory Barenblatt, Russian-U.S. mathematician 2000
*Seymour Benzer, U.S. biophysicist, genetics 1976
*Paul Berg, chemist, Head of Human Genome Project, Nobel Prize (1980) 1992
*Hans Bethe, German-U.S. physicist, Nobel Prize (1967) 1957
*Konrad Bloch, German biochemist, Nobel Prize (1964) 1985
*Raoul Bott, Hungarian-born U.S. 2005
*Ronald Breslow, U.S. 2000
*Michael Stuart Brown, U.S. medicine Nobel Prize (1985) 1991

C

*Melvin Calvin, U.S. photosynthesis, Nobel Prize (1961) 1959
*Ernst Cohen, Netherlands chemist, 1926
*Ferdinand Cohn, German botanist, founder of the science of bacteriology, 1897

E

*Albert Einstein, German-U.S. physicist, Nobel Prize (1921) 1921
*Thomas Eisner, evolutionary biology, 1997
*Paul Ehrlich, immunology, haematology Nobel Prize (1908} 1910
*Gertrude Elion, medicine, Nobel Prize (1988) 1995
*Paul Erdős, Hungarian-born Israeli U.S. mathematician 1989

F

* Ugo Fano, physicist
*William Feller, statistician
*Richard Feynman, physicist
*James Franck, German-born U.S. physicist Nobel Prize (1925) 1964
*Sigmund Freud, Neurologist, founder of psychoanalysis 1936
*Otto Frisch, Austrian-born British physicist 1948

G

*Herbert Gasser, medicine Nobel Prize (1944) 1946
*Israel Gelfand Ukrainian-born Russian-American mathematician 1977
*Murray Gell-Mann, U.S. physicist Nobel Prize (1969) 1978
*Walter Gilbert, U.S. chemist Nobel Prize (1980) 1987
*Henry Gilman, U.S. organometallic chemist 1975
*Vitaly Ginzburg, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize (2003) 1987
*Roy Glauber, U.S. physicist, Nobel Prize (2005) 1997
*Salome Gluecksohn-Waelsch, German-born U.S. geneticist, co-founder of developmental genetics 1995
*Peter Goldreich, U.S. astrophysicist 1904
*Victor Goldschmidt, Swiss-born U.S. chemist, founder of modern geochemistry 1943
*Joseph L. Goldstein, U.S. biologist Nobel Prize (1985) 1991

H

*Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician, functional analysis 1932
*George de Hevesy, Hungarian-born Swedish chemist Nobel Prize (1943) 1939
*Roald Hoffmann, Polish-born U.S. chemist Nobel Prize (1981) electronic structures 1984
*Erwin Hahn, U.S. physicist, nuclear spin echoes NMR 2000

I

*Werner Israel, German-born Canadian physicist and cosmologist 1986

J

*Francois Jacob, French biologist Nobel Prize (1965) 1973
*Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi, also called Karl Jacobi, German mathematician 1833

K

*Theodore von Karman, Hungarian-born U.S. aeronautical engineer 1946
*Martin Karplus, Austrian-born U.S. chemist 2000
*Ephraim Katzir, Ukrainian-born Israeli chemist, fourth President of Israel 1977
*Joseph Keller, U.S. mathematician 1986
*Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov, Russian physicist 1994
*Marc Kirschner, U.S. cell biologist 1999
*Walter Kohn, Austrian-born U.S. chemist Nobel Prize (1998) 1998
*Arthur Kornberg, U.S. chemist Nobel Prize for Medicine (1959) 1970
*Hugo Kronecker, German-born Swiss physiologist 1909
*Leopold Kronecker, German mathematician 1884
*Martin Kruskal, U.S. physicist 1997

L

*Edwin Land, U.S. inventor 1986
*Lev Landau, Azebarjan-born Russian physicist Nobel Prize (1962) 1960
*Karl Landsteiner, Austrian-born U.S. biologist Nobel Prize (1930) 1941
*Joshua Lederberg, U.S. scientist medicine Nobel Prize (1958) 1979
*Solomon Lefschetz, Russian-born U.S. mathematician topology 1961
*Tullio Levi-Civita, Italian mathematician 1930
*Rita Levi-Montalcini, Italian-born U.S. scientist Nobel Prize (1986) in medicine 1995
*Evgeny Lifshitz, Russian physicist and astronomer 1982
*Fritz Lipmann, German-born U.S. physicist Nobel Prize (1962) 1962
*Gabriel Lippmann, Luxembourg-born French physicist Nobel Prize (1908) 1896
*Otto Loewi, German-born U.S. biochemist and pharmacologist Nobel Prize (1936) 1954
*Andre Lwoff, French scientist Nobel Prize (1965) 1958

M

*David H. MacLennan, Canadian-born biochemist
*Rudolph Marcus, Canadian-born U.S. chemist Nobel Prize (1992) 1987
*Lise Meitner, Austrian-born Swedish physicist nuclear fission 1955
*Matthew Meselson, U.S. molecular biologist 1984
*Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov or Elie Metchnikoff, Ukrainian-born Russian French scientist Nobel Prize (1908) in medicine 1895
*Otto Meyerhof, German-born U.S. scientist Nobel Prize (1922) 1937
*Elliot Meyerowitz, U.S. biologist (plants) 2004
*Albert Michelson, Polish-born U.S. physicist Nobel Prize (1907) 1902
*Henri Moissan, French chemist, artificial diamonds, Nobel Prize (1906) 1905
*Hermann Joseph Muller
*Walter Munk, Austrian-born U.S. geophysicist 1976

O

*George Olah, Hungarian-born U.S. chemist Nobel Prize (1994) 1997
*J. Robert Oppenheimer, U.S. Physicist

P

* Wolfgang Pauli, Austrian-born U.S. Swedish physicist Nobel Prize (1945) 1953
* Alexander Pines, chemist MRI NMR 2002
* Frank Press, U.S. geophysicist President of NAS 1985
* Stanley Prusiner, U.S. scientist Nobel Prize (1997) medicine 1997

R

*Tadeus Reichstein, Polish-born Switzerland chemist Nobel Prize (1950) in medicine 1952 (JYB 1995, p193)
*Michael Rossmann, 1986

*Julius von Sachs, German founder of experimental plant physiology 1888
*Edwin Salpeter, Austrian-born Australian U.S. astronomer 1993
*Martin Schwarzschild, German-born U.S. astronomer 1996
*Gilbert Stork, Belgian-born U.S. organic chemist 1999

T

*Valentine Telegdi, Hungarian-born Switzerland U.S. physicist 2003
*Howard Temin, U.S. scientist retroviruses Nobel Prize (1975) 1988
*John Tukey, U.S. statistician 1991

V

*Harold E. Varmus, U.S. scientist Nobel Prize (1989) in medicine 2005

W

*Otto Warburg, German chemist Nobel Prize (1931) in medicine 1934
*Andre Weil, French U.S. mathematician group theory Algebraic geometry 1966
*Steven Weinberg, U.S. physicist electroweak force Nobel Prize (1979) 1981
*Charles Weissmann, Hungarian-born Switzerland British molecular biologist 1983
*Frank Westheimer, U.S. chemist 1983
* Øjvind Winge, 1947, Danish geneticist
*Edward Witten, U.S. mathematician and physicist Fields Medal (1990) 1999

Y

*Charles Yanofsky, U.S. scientist medicine 1985

Z

*Richard Zare, U.S. physicist 1999
*Yakov Zeldovich, Belarusian-born Russian physicist astronomer 1979

External links

* [http://www.royalsoc.ac.uk/ The Royal Society] website
** [http://royalsociety.org/page.asp?id=1727 Complete List of Royal Society Fellows 1660-2007] in 2 pdfs
** [http://www.royalsoc.ac.uk/fellowsindex2.cfm Fellows index]
* [http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Societies/FRS.html Archive] of MacTutor History of Mathematics

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