List of Fellows of the Royal Society J,K,L

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About 8,000 Fellows have been elected to the Royal Society of London since its inception in 1660. Below is an list of people who are or were Fellows or Foreign Members of the Royal Society. The date of election to the Fellowship follows the name. Dates in brackets relate to an award or event associated with the person. The Society maintains complete online list.[1] This list is complete up to and including 2011.

List of Fellows and Foreign Members of the Royal Society
A, B, C D, E, F G, H, I J, K, L M, N, O P, Q, R S, T, U, V W, X, Y, Z

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Name Election Date Notes
Daniel Ernest Jablonski 11 June 1713 20 November 1660 – 25 May 1741, German theologian, and reformer
James Julian Bennett Jack 15 May 1997
Kenneth Henderson Jack 20 March 1980 12 October 1918 – 28 January 2013
Sir David Jack 12 March 1992 22 February 1924 – 8 November 2011 Pharmacologist, Glaxo
Cyril Jackson 16 January 1772 1746 – 31 August 1819
Derek Ainslie Jackson 20 March 1947 23 June 1906 – 20 February 1982
Henry Bradwardine Jackson 6 June 1901 21 January 1855 – 14 December 1929
Herbert Jackson 3 May 1917 17 March 1863 – 10 December 1936 Chemist
Humphry Jackson 19 November 1772 1717 – ? 29 June 1801 Chemist
James Anthony Jackson 9 May 2002
John Jackson 17 March 1938 12 February 1887 – 9 December 1958
John Jackson 30 November 1694 c. 1672–1724
John Hughlings Jackson 6 June 1878 4 April 1835 – 7 October 1911
Julian Jackson 3 April 1845 30 March 1790 – 16 March 1853 Colonel (Russian Army) and geographer
Richard James Jackson 18 May 2006
Roy Jackson 11 May 2000 Prof. of Chem. Eng., Princeton.
Samuel Jackson 8 November 1798 fl 1798 surgeon
Stephen Philip Jackson 16 May 2008 Professor of Biology, Cambridge
William Lawies Jackson, 1st Baron Allerton 5 February 1891 17 February 1840 – 4 April 1917
Willis Jackson, Baron Jackson of Burnley 19 March 1953 30 October 1904 – 17 February 1970 Fellow 19 March 1953
William Jacob 23 April 1807 c. 1762 – ? 17 December 1851
Joannes Adolphus Jacobaeus 25 June 1724 21 May 1698 – 3 August 1772 Professor of Medicine
Patricia Ann Jacobs 11 March 1993 geneticist.
Theodore Jacobsen 22 June 1727 - 25 April 1772
Francis Jacquier 10 December 1741 7 June 1711 – 3 July 1788
Nicolas Joseph Jacquin 3 April 1788 17 February 1727 – ? 24 October 1817
John Conrad Jaeger 19 March 1970 30 July 1907 – 15 May 1979
James Jago 2 June 1870 18 December 1815 – 18 January 1893
Eric Jakeman 15 March 1990
Jean Jallabert 13 November 1740 26 July 1712 – 11 March 1768
James II, King of Great Britain and Ireland 9 January 1665 14 October 1633 – 6 September 1701
Anthony Trafford James 17 March 1983 6 March 1922 – 7 December 2006
Henry James 9 June 1848 8 June 1803 – 14 June 1877
Ioan Mackenzie James 21 March 1968
Michael Norman George James 16 March 1989
Reginald William James 17 March 1955 9 January 1891 – 7 July 1964
Sydney Price James 7 May 1931 17 September 1870 – 17 April 1946 Army physician
William James 30 March 1775 c. 1721 – 16 December 1783
William James 9 April 1767 - 11 December 1786
William Owen James 20 March 1952 21 May 1900 – 15 September 1978 Botanist, Oxford University
Guy Antony Jameson 9 March 1995
Robert Jameson 25 May 1826 11 July 1774 – 19 April 1854
Robin Ralph Jamison 20 March 1969 12 July 1912 – 18 March 1991
Francis Robert Japp 4 June 1885 9 February 1848 – 1 August 1925
William Jardine 7 June 1860 24 February 1800 – 21 November 1874
William Fleming Hoggan Jarrett 20 March 1980 2 January 1927 – 27 August 2011
Paul Gordon Jarvis 15 May 1997 23 May 1935 – 5 February 2013
Jacobus Jattica 12 February 1736 fl 1736
Louis de Jaucourt 8 January 1756 27 September 1704 – 3 February 1780
James Hopwood Jeans 3 May 1906 11 September 1877 – 16 September 1946
John Jebb 18 February 1779 17 February 1736 – 2 March 1786
John Jebb 26 February 1824 27 September 1775 – 9 December 1833
Richard Jebb 28 March 1765 ? October 1729 – 4 July 1787 physician
Geoffrey Jefferson 20 March 1947 10 April 1886 – 29 January 1961
George Barker Jeffery 6 May 1926 9 May 1891 – 27 April 1956
Henry Martyn Jeffery 3 June 1880 5 January 1826 – 3 November 1891
Edward Jeffreys 28 October 1669 fl 1655–1702
Alec John Jeffreys 20 March 1986
Harold Jeffreys 7 May 1925 22 April 1891 – 18 March 1989
John Jeffreys 12 May 1726 - 20 July 1741
John Gwyn Jeffreys 2 April 1840 18 January 1809 – 24 January 1885
Julius Jeffreys 7 January 1841 ? 1801 – 13 May 1877
Walter Jeffreys 14 November 1717 fl 1717–1753
Joseph Jekyll 3 June 1790 1 January 1754 – 8 March 1837 Barrister & MP
Joseph Jekyll 5 June 1834 23 September 1802 – 23 November 1841 Son of above.
George Patrick John Rushworth Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe 28 June 1990 5 April 1918 – 22 February 2007
Henry Jenkes 30 November 1674 - August 1697
Charles Frewen Jenkin 7 May 1931 24 September 1865 – 23 August 1940
Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin 1 June 1865 25 March 1833 – 12 June 1885
Richard Jenkins 18 February 1841 19 February 1785 – 30 December 1853 Civil Servant & MP of Shrewsbury
David Stewart Jenkinson 14 March 1991 25 February 1928 – 16 February 2011 Soil Scientist Rothamsted
Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool 22 May 1794 7 June 1770 – 4 December 1828
Edward Jenner 26 February 1789 17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823
William Jenner 2 June 1864 30 January 1815 – 11 December 1898
John Jennings 18 November 1779 fl 1779
Philip Jennings 1 March 1821 c. 1783 – 20 December 1849
Niels Kaj Jerne 20 March 1980 23 December 1911 – 7 October 1994
John Jervis, 1st Earl of St Vincent 21 December 1809 9 January 1735 – 14 March 1823
Thomas Best Jervis 15 March 1838 2 August 1794 – 3 April 1857
William Francis Drummond Jervois 7 June 1888 10 September 1821 – 16 August 1897
John Jesse 5 May 1842 6 January 1801 – 26 September 1863
George Jessel 25 November 1880 14 February 1824 – 21 March 1883, Solicitor General (1871–1873)
Thomas Michael Jessell 14 March 1996
Thomas Jett 30 November 1714 - 1 July 1730 Barrister
William Stanley Jevons 6 June 1872 1 September 1835 – 13 August 1882
John Leonard Jinks 19 March 1970 21 October 1929 – 6 June 1987
Joao, Duke of Braganza 17 November 1757 1719–1806
Richard Paul Jodrell 9 January 1772 13 November 1745 – 26 January 1831
Paul Jodrell 15 November 1781 12 November 1746 – 6 August 1803
Archduke John of Austria 8 February 1816 1782–1859 Royal
Alan Woodworth Johnson 18 March 1965 29 September 1917 – 5 December 1982 Chemist
Barry Edward Johnson 16 March 1978 1 August 1937 – 5 May 2002 Mathematician
Brian Frederick Gilbert Johnson 14 March 1991
Cuthbert William Johnson 10 March 1842 21 September 1799 – 8 March 1878 Barrister
Edward John Johnson 10 March 1836 ? 1795 – 7 February 1853
George Johnson 6 June 1872 29 November 1818 – 3 June 1896 Physician
George Henry Sacheverell Johnson 18 January 1838 1808 – 4 November 1881 Mathematician
James Rawlins Johnson 26 June 1817 - 1840 Physician
Kenneth Langstreth Johnson 18 March 1982
Louise Napier Johnson 15 March 1990
Manuel John Johnson 5 June 1856 23 May 1805 – 28 February 1859
Martin Johnson 30 April 2014 Physiologist, Cambridge University
Percival Norton Johnson 30 April 1846 1793 – 1 June 1866
Robert Augustus Johnson 17 April 1788 1745 – 9 January 1799
William Johnson 18 March 1982 20 April 1922 – 13 June 2010 Prof. of Mech Eng, Cambridge Univ.
Philip Nicholas Johnson-Laird 14 March 1991
Alexander Johnston 22 November 1810 25 April 1775 – 6 March 1849
James Finlay Weir Johnston 15 June 1837 13 September 1796 – 18 September 1855
John Johnstone 18 March 1813 1768 – 28 December 1836 physician
Charles Jasper Joly 5 May 1904 27 June 1864 – 4 January 1906
John Joly 2 June 1892 1 November 1857 – 8 December 1933
Bennett Melvill Jones 16 March 1939 28 January 1887 – 31 October 1975 Prof. of Aeronautical Eng., Cambridge Univ.
Charles Handfield Jones 6 June 1850 1 October 1819 – 30 September 1890 physician
Douglas Samuel Jones 21 March 1968 10 January 1922 - 27 November 2013 Mathematician
Ewart Ray Herbert Jones 16 March 1950 16 March 1911 – 7 May 2002
Francis Edgar Jones 16 March 1967 16 January 1914 – 10 April 1988 electronics, co-developed "Oboe"
Frederic Wood Jones 7 May 1925 23 January 1879 – 29 September 1954
Geoffrey Melvill Jones 15 March 1979
Harry Jones 20 March 1952 12 April 1905 – 15 December 1986 Prof of Mathematics
Henry Jones 27 June 1723 - January 1727
Henry Bence Jones 30 April 1846 31 December 1813 – 20 April 1873
Humphrey Owen Jones 2 May 1912 20 February 1878 – 12 August 1912
John Kenyon Netherton Jones 21 March 1957 28 January 1912 – 13 April 1977 chemist, Bristol University
John Viriamu Jones 7 June 1894 2 January 1856 – 2 June 1901
Jonathan Dallas George Jones 15 May 2003
Owen Thomas Jones 6 May 1926 16 April 1878 – 5 May 1967
Reginald Victor Jones 18 March 1965 29 September 1911 – 17 December 1997
Richard Anthony Lewis Jones 18 May 2006
Richard Jones, 1st Earl of Ranelagh 20 May 1663 9 February 1641 – 5 January 1712 Original Fellow
Roger Jones 18 March 1736 - 1748 Physician & Natural Historian
Thomas Tyrwhitt Jones 9 January 1800 1765 – 26 November 1811 MP
Thomas Jones 4 June 1835 24 June 1775 – 29 July 1852 Optician
Thomas Alwyn Jones 12 March 1992
Thomas Rupert Jones 6 June 1872 1 October 1819 – 13 April 1911 Physician & Prof of Geology
Thomas Rymer Jones 21 March 1844 20 March 1810 – 10 December 1880 Prof of Physiology, London
Thomas Wharton Jones 30 April 1840 9 January 1808 – ? 7 November 1891 Surgeon
Vaughan Frederick Randal Jones 15 March 1990
William Jones 30 November 1711 1675 – ? 1 July 1749
William Jones 30 April 1772 28 September 1746 – 27 April 1794
William Jones 22 June 1775 30 July 1726 – 6 January 1800
Carole Jordan 15 March 1990 astrophysicist
Gibbes Walker Jordan 29 May 1800 c. 1757 – 16 February 1823 barrister
Heinrich Ernst Karl Jordan 5 May 1932 7 December 1861 – 12 January 1959
John Philip Jordis 27 April 1681 fl 1681–1715
Brian David Josephson 19 March 1970 physicist, Nobel Prize (1973)
James Prescott Joule 6 June 1850 24 December 1818 – 11 October 1889
Bruce Arthur Joyce 11 May 2000
Charles Joye 17 November 1748 ? 1719 – ? April 1776
Jorge Juan y Santacilia 9 November 1749 ? 5 January 1713 – ? 21 June 1773
John Wesley Judd 7 June 1877 19 February 1840 – 3 March 1916
Alfred John Jukes-Browne 6 May 1909 16 April 1851 – 14 August 1914
Joseph Beete Jukes 2 June 1853 10 October 1811 – 29 July 1869
Calestous Juma 18 May 2006
James Jurin 1 April 1756 c. 1731 – 3 July 1762 Commissioner for Peace, Northumberland
James Jurin 14 November 1717 ? December 1684 – 29 March 1750
Antoine de Jussieu 11 December 1718 6 July 1686 – 22 April 1758
Bernard de Jussieu 22 June 1727 17 August 1699 – 6 November 1777
John Obadiah Justamond 14 December 1775 14 October 1737 – 27 March 1786 Surgeon
Henry Justel 7 December 1681 1620 – ? 24 September 1693
James Justice 22 October 1730 fl 1730–1757 Horticulturalist

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Name Election Date Notes
Alejandro Kacelnik 19/05/2011
Franz Daniel Kahn 11 March 1993 14 May 1926 – ? 8 February 1998
Nicholas Kaiser 16 May 2008
George Ernest Kalmus 17 March 1988
Yuet Wai Kan 19 March 1981
Robert John Kane 7 June 1849 25 September 1809 – 16 February 1890
Charles Kuen Kao 15 May 1997
Piotr Leonidovich Kapitza 2 May 1929 26 June 1894 – 8 April 1984
Jack Henri Kaplan 9 March 1995
Victoria Michelle Kaspi 20/05/2010
Basil Kassanis 17 March 1966 16 October 1911 – 23 March 1985
Abraham Gotthelf Kastner 30 April 1789 27 September 1719 – 20 June 1800
Edward Kater 19 November 1840 1816 – 6 July 1866
Henry Kater 15 December 1814 16 April 1777 – 26 April 1835
Alan Roy Katritzky 20 March 1980
Bernard Katz 20 March 1952 26 March 1911 – 20 April 2003, Nobel Prize for Medicine (1970)
Herbert Davenport Kay 22 March 1945 9 September 1893 – 24 November 1976
Joseph Henry Kay 26 February 1846 1814 – 17 July 1875
Lewis Edward Kay 20/05/2010
George William Clarkson Kaye 16 March 1939 8 April 1880 – 16 April 1941 physicist,radiologist
John Kaye 7 March 1811 28 December 1783 – 18 February 1853
John William Kaye 7 June 1866 1814 – 24 July 1876
Richard Kaye 5 December 1765 1736–1809 Clergyman, York
John Kearney 15 May 1806 1741 – 22 May 1813
Frank Kearton, Baron Kearton 16 March 1961 18 February 1911 – 2 July 1992
George Keate 23 January 1766 30 November 1729 – 28 June 1797
Thomas Keate 27 March 1794 1745 – 5 July 1821 Surgeon, Chelsea Hospital
Jonathan Peter Keating 15 May 2009
Robert Keck 11 March 1714 c. 1686 – 10 September 1719 Barrister
Frederick William Keeble 1 May 1913 2 March 1870 – 19 October 1952 Prof. of Botany, Univ. Coll., Reading
Bernard Augustus Keen 16 May 1935 5 September 1890 – 5 August 1981 Agriculturalist
Benjamin Keene 31 January 1745 1697 – 15 December 1757
Peter Keightley 30 April 2014 Geneticist, Edinburgh University
David Keilin 10 May 1928 22 March 1887 – 27 February 1963
James Keill 20 March 1712 27 March 1673 – 16 July 1719
John Keill 30 November 1700 1 December 1671 – 31 August 1721
James Keir 8 December 1785 29 September 1735 – 11 October 1820
Arthur Keith 1 May 1913 6 February 1866 – 7 January 1955
Ralph Ambrose Kekwick 17 March 1966 11 November 1908 – 17 January 2000
Philip Kelland 6 December 1838 17 October 1808 – 7 May 1879
Charles Halliley Kellaway 14 March 1940 16 January 1889 – 13 December 1952
Andrew Keller 16 March 1972 23 August 1925 – 8 February 1999, U.S. mathematician
Anthony Kelly 15 March 1973 Materials scientist
Francis Patrick Kelly 16 March 1989
Michael Joseph Kelly 11 March 1993
Henry Kelsall 27 May 1736 c. 1693 – 10 February 1762
Charles Kemball 18 March 1965 27 March 1923 – 4 September 1998
Nicholas Kemmer 15 March 1956 7 December 1911 – 21 October 1998
Bruce Ernest Kemp 9 May 2002
David Thomas Kemp 27 May 2004
Stanley Wells Kemp 7 May 1931 14 June 1882 – 16 May 1945
John Kempe 20 March 1712 1665 – 19 September 1717 Antiquary
Alfred Bray Kempe 2 June 1881 6 July 1849 – 21 April 1922
David George Kendall 19 March 1964
James Pickering Kendall 12 May 1927 30 July 1889 – 14 June 1978
John Kendall 12 March 1724 - 1 January 1735 barrister
Kevin Kendall 11 March 1993
Percy Fry Kendall 15 May 1924 15 November 1856 – 19 March 1936
John Cowdery Kendrew 24 March 1960 24 March 1917 – 23 August 1997
Olga Kennard 19 March 1987 crystallographer
Ernest Laurence Kennaway 3 May 1934 23 May 1881 – 1 January 1958
Archibald Kennedy, 1st Marquess of Ailsa 18 February 1819 February 1770 – 8 September 1846
Gilbert Kennedy 23 February 1738 c. 1692 – 29 December 1780 Physician of Lisbon
John Stodart Kennedy 18 April 1965 20 May 1912 – 4 February 1993 entomologist
Alexander Blackie William Kennedy 9 June 1887 17 March 1847 – 1 November 1928
William Quarrier Kennedy 17 March 1949 30 November 1903 – 13 March 1979
George Wallace Kenner 19 March 1964 16 November 1922 – 26 June 1978
James Kenner 7 May 1925 13 April 1885 – 30 June 1974
Brian Leslie Norman Kennett 26 May 2005
Benjamin Kennicott 16 February 1764 4 April 1718 – 18 August 1783
Robert Charles Kennicutt 19/05/2011
Percy Edward Kent 17 March 1966 18 March 1913 – 9 July 1986
Joseph Kenyon 7 May 1936 8 April 1885 – 12 November 1961 Chemistry teacher
Charles Henry Bellenden Ker 10 June 1819 c. 1785 – 2 November 1871
John Ker, 1st Duke of Roxburghe 28 May 1707 c. 1680 – 24 February 1741
Robert Ker 25 January 1776 fl 1776 Ship's Captain, East India Coy
Theodor Kerckring 17 January 1678 1640 – 2 November 1693
Oleg Alexander Kerensky 19 March 1970 16 April 1905 – 25 June 1984
Thomas Kerigan 29 February 1844 - 1848
William Ogilvy Kermack 16 March 1944 26 April 1898 – 20 July 1970
Allen Kerr 20 March 1986
Ian Macpherson Kerr 21 March 1985
John Kerr 5 June 1890 17 December 1824 – 18 August 1907
John Graham Kerr 6 May 1909 18 September 1869 – 21 April 1957
Robert Masters Kerrison 4 March 1841 c. 1766 – 27 April 1847
Richard Kerswell 19/04/2012
Abel Ketelbey 25 February 1720 c. 1676 – 5 December 1744
Robert Johnston Ketelbey 12 May 1726 - 30 June 1743
Edgar Hartley Kettle 7 May 1936 20 April 1882 – 1 December 1936
Eric Barrington Keverne 15 May 1997
Astley Cooper Key 4 June 1868 18 January 1821 – 3 March 1888
Thomas Hewitt Key 7 June 1860 20 March 1799 – 29 November 1875
Richard Darwin Keynes 19 March 1959 14 August 1919 – 12 June 2010 Physiologist, Cambridge
Johann Georg Keyssler 5 February 1719 13 April 1693 – 21 June 1743
Chandrashekhar Bhalchandra Khare 19/04/2012
Gurdev Singh Khush 9 March 1995
Thomas Walter Bannerman Kibble 20 March 1980
John Kidby 3 June 1756 c. 1696 – 2 July 1762
Franklin Kidd 16 March 1944 12 October 1890 – 7 May 1974 Biochemist
John Kidd 28 March 1822 10 September 1775 – 17 September 1851
Robert Kidston 5 June 1902 29 June 1852 – 13 July 1924
Francis Kiernan 18 December 1834 2 October 1800 – 31 December 1874
Tom Kilburn 18 March 1965 11 August 1921 – 17 January 2001
John Vincent Kilmartin 9 May 2002
Peter Kinck 16 October 1729 fl 1729–1754
Andrew King 20 May 1663 - ? March 1678 Original, Merchant
David Anthony King 14 March 1991
Edmond King 18 July 1666 1629 – 30 May 1709 Physician
Edward King 14 May 1767 1735 – 16 April 1807
Frederick Ernest King 18 March 1954 2 May 1905 – 14 August 1999 Professor of Chemistry, Nottingham Univ.
George King 9 June 1887 12 April 1840 – 12 February 1909 Fellow
Harold King 11 May 1933 25 February 1887 – 20 February 1956 Chemist, Nat.Inst. for Med.Research, Hampstead
James King 1 March 1781 1750 – October 1784
John King 30 November 1676 ? June 1648 – Rhetoric Professor, Gresham College
John Glen King 21 February 1771 1732 – 3 November 1787 Clergyman
John King, 2nd Baron King of Ockham 9 January 1735 ? January 1706 – 10 February 1740
Louis Vessot King 15 May 1924 18 April 1886 – 6 June 1956 Professor of Physics, McGill University
Peter King, 1st Baron King of Ockham 14 November 1728 1669 – 22 July 1734
Phillip Parker King 26 February 1824 13 December 1793 – 26 February 1856
William King 30 November 1705 1 May 1650 – 8 May 1729
William Bernard Robinson King 17 March 1949 12 November 1889 – 23 January 1963
Desmond George King-Hele 17 March 1966
William King, Earl of Lovelace and Viscount Ockham 25 November 1841 21 February 1805 – 29 December 1893
John Frank Charles Kingman 18 March 1971
John Kingston 25 April 1816 fl 1816
Anthony James Kinloch 17 May 2007
George Kinnaird, 7th Lord Kinnaird 19 February 1784 1745 – 11 October 1805
Dimitris Kioussis 15 May 2009
Philip Joseph Kinski 18 November 1731 28 November 1700 – 12 January 1749
Frederic Stanley Kipping 3 June 1897 16 August 1863 – 1 May 1949
Andrew Kippis 17 June 1779 28 March 1726 – 8 October 1795
Anthony John Kirby 19 March 1987
Joshua Kirby 26 March 1767 1716 – 20 June 1774
William Kirby 5 March 1818 19 September 1759 – 4 July 1850
Christfried Kirch 16 December 1742 24 December 1694 – 9 March 1740
John Kirk 9 June 1887 19 December 1832 – 15 January 1922
Thomas Kirke 30 November 1693 22 December 1650 – 24 April 1706
Thomas Penyngton Kirkman 11 June 1857 31 March 1806 – 3 February 1895
Frances Clare Kirwan 10 May 2001
Richard Kirwan 24 February 1780 1733 – 1 June 1812
Mark Kisin 16 May 2008
Finlay Lorimer Kitchin 10 May 1928 13 December 1870 – 20 January 1934
John Alwyne Kitching 24 March 1960 24 October 1908 – 1 April 1996
Martin Heinrich Klaproth 16 April 1795 1 December 1743 – 1 January 1817
Alfred Alexander Peter Kleczkowski 15 March 1962 4 December 1908 – 27 November 1970
Edward Emanuel Klein 3 June 1875 32 October 1844 – 9 February 1925
Jacobus Theodorus Klein 6 March 1729 16 August 1685 – 27 February 1759
Michael Lawrence Klein 15 May 2003
David Klenerman 19/04/2012
Samuel Klingenstierna 23 April 1730 August 1698 – ? November 1765
Aaron Klug 20 March 1969 chemist, Nobel Prize (1982), President of Royal Society (1995–2000)
Edward Knatchbull 6 May 1802 20 December 1781 – 24 May 1849
James Lewis Knight-Bruce 18 March 1830 16 February 1791 – 7 November 1866
Gowin Knight 25 April 1745 ? September 1713 – 8 June 1772
Henry Gally Knight 20 May 1841 2 December 1786 – 9 February 1846
John Knight 4 December 1706 c. 1687 – 2 October 1733
Ralph Knight 28 May 1741 fl 1741
Peter Leonard Knight 13 May 1999
Thomas Andrew Knight 21 March 1805 12 August 1759 – 11 May 1838
Cargill Gilston Knott 13 May 1920 30 June 1856 – 26 October 1922
John Frederick Knott 15 March 1990
Jeremy Randall Knowles 17 March 1977
John Knowles 5 July 1821 1781 – 21 July 1841
Francis Charles Knowles 4 March 1830 10 June 1802 – 19 March 1892
Francis Gerald William Knowles 17 March 1966 9 March 1915 – 13 July 1974
George Knox 25 February 1802 14 January 1765 – 13 June 1827
John Henderson Knox 15 March 1984
Philip Joseph Kocienski 15 May 1997
Egon Hynek Kodicek 15 March 1973 3 August 1908 – 27 July 1982
Ralph Kohn 18 May 2006 Honorary
Samuel Koleseri 16 October 1729 18 November 1663 – 24 December 1732
John Komarzewski 10 May 1792 c. 1744–1810
George Armand Robert Kon 18 March 1943 19 February 1892 – 15 March 1951 Fellow 18 March 1943
Charles Dietrich Eberhard Konig 18 January 1810 1774 – 6 September 1851
Hans Leo Kornberg 18 March 1965
Hans Walter Kosterlitz 16 March 1978 27 April 1903 – 26 October 1996, biochemist, Nobel Prize (1953)
Tony Kouzarides 19/04/2012
Hans Adolf Krebs 20 March 1947 25 August 1900 – 22 November 1981
John Richard Krebs 15 March 1984
Von Kreienberg 11 June 1713 - ? 1743
Georg Kreisel 17 March 1966
David Krieg 11 January 1699 1669 – 23 July 1710 Physician
Kariamanickam Srinivasa Krishnan 14 March 1940 4 December 1898 – 14 June 1961
Ondrej Krivanek 20/05/2010
Peter Leslie Krohn 21 March 1963
Hans Kronberger 18 March 1965 28 July 1920 – 29 September 1970, nuclear physicist
Peter Benedict Kronheimer 15 May 1997
Harold Walter Kroto 15 March 1990 chemist, Nobel Prize (1996)
Dietrich Kuchemann 21 March 1963 12 September 1911 – 23 February 1976
Tesser Samuel Kuckahn 4 June 1772 fl 1772
Heinrich Gerhard Kuhn 18 March 1954 10 March 1904 – 26 August 1994
Shrinivas R. Kulkarni 10 May 2001 astronomer
Nicholas Kurti 15 March 1956 14 May 1908 – 24 November 1998, physicist, Vice-President of Royal Society (1965–67)
Henricus Gerardus Jacobus Maria Kuypers 17 March 1988 9 September 1925 – 26 September 1989 Neuroscientist, Cambridge University
Alexander Kyd 16 March 1820 c. 1754 – 25 November 1826 Lieutenant-General

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Names Election Date Notes
Thomas Howell Laby 7 May 1931 3 May 1880 – 21 June 1946
Nicolas Louis de Lacaille 17 January 1760 ? 15 May 1713 – 21 March 1762
Peter Julius Lachmann 18 March 1982
David Lambert Lack 15 March 1951 16 July 1910 – 12 March 1973
Thomas Fantet de Lagny 1 December 1718 7 November 1660 – ? 12 April 1734
Joseph Louis Lagrange 5 May 1791 25 January 1736 – 10 April 1813
Patrick Playfair Laidlaw 12 May 1927 26 September 1881 – ? 20 March 1940
David Laing 23 November 1843 1800 – 6 August 1860 Clergyman
Ralph Lainson 18 March 1982
Thomas Lake 14 February 1667 fl 1657–1711
Devendra Lal 15 March 1979
Joseph Jerome le François de Lalande 24 November 1763 11 July 1732 – 4 April 1807
Christopher John Lamb 16 May 2008
Horace Lamb 12 June 1884 ? 27 November 1849 – 4 December 1934
Trevor David Lamb 11 March 1993
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne 25 February 1841 15 March 1779 – 24 November 1848
Robert Lambe 6 April 1758 - 3 November 1769
Kurt Lambeck 10 March 1994
Aylmer Bourke Lambert 31 March 1791 3 February 1761 – 10 January 1842
William Lambton 9 January 1817 1756 – 26 January 1823
Angus Iain Lamond 20 May 2010 Molecular biologist
Charles Lamotte 22 June 1727 - 25 February 1742
George William Lamplugh 11 May 1905 8 April 1859 – 9 October 1926
Frederick William Lanchester 11 May 1922 ? 23 October 1868 – 8 March 1946
Giovanni Maria Lancisi 20 November 1706 26 October 1654 – 20 January 1720
Michael Francis Land 18 March 1982 neurobiologist
Russell Lande 19 April 2012
John Landen 16 January 1766 23 January 1719 – 15 January 1790
Anthony Milner Lane 20 March 1975 27 July 1928 – 9 February 2011
David Philip Lane 14 March 1996
George Lane, 1st Viscount Lanesborough 19 February 1662 c. 1621 – 11 December 1683
Joseph Lane 31 January 1678 - June 1728 Barrister
Ralph Lane 30 November 1692 - 1732 Turkey merchant
Timothy Lane 11 January 1770 June 1734 – 5 July 1807 Apothecary
Benjamin Laney 14 November 1666 1591 – 24 January 1675
Andrew Richard Lang 20 March 1975 9 February 1924 – 30 June 2008
William Dickson Lang 2 May 1929 29 December 1878 – 7 March 1966
William Henry Lang 4 May 1911 12 May 1874 – 29 August 1960
John de Lange 11 March 1736 - 7 July 1755
William Langford 17 March 1796 fl 1796 Master, Eton School
James Langham 17 January 1678 c. 1620 – 22 August 1699
Robert Phelan Langlands 19 March 1981
John Newport Langley 7 June 1883 2 November 1852 – 5 November 1925
Browne Langrish 16 May 1734 - 29 November 1759
Edwin Lankester 18 December 1845 23 April 1814 – 30 October 1874
Edwin Ray Lankester 3 June 1875 15 May 1847 – 15 August 1929
Jacob Frederick Lantsheer 13 May 1756 fl 1756
Edward Lany 30 November 1692 c. 1667 – 9 August 1728
Pierre Simon Laplace 30 April 1789 28 March 1749 – 5 March 1827
Michael Franz Lappert 15 March 1979 21 December 1928 - 28 March 2014 Chemist
Arthur Lapworth 5 May 1910 10 October 1872 – 5 April 1941
Charles Lapworth 7 June 1888 ? 20 September 1842 – 13 March 1920
Thomas Aiskew Larcom 16 May 1844 22 April 1801 – 15 June 1879 Cartographer & civil servant
Dionysius Lardner 28 February 1828 3 April 1793 – 29 April 1859
William Larkins 14 April 1796 - 24 April 1800
Joseph Larmor 2 June 1892 11 July 1857 – 19 May 1942
Stephen Richard Larter 15 May 2009
Thomas Lashley 24 November 1768 - 1807
Ronald Alfred Laskey 15 March 1984
William Lassell 7 June 1849 18 June 1799 – 5 October 1880
John Latham 25 May 1775 27 June 1740 – 4 February 1837
John Latham 30 April 1801 29 December 1761 – 20 April 1843 physician
Robert Gordon Latham 9 June 1848 24 March 1812 – 9 March 1888
William Latham 10 November 1796 - 7 February 1807 Antiquarian
John Lauder 24 December 1772 fl 1772
Simon Barry Laughlin 11 May 2000
Anthony Seymour Laughton 20 March 1980
Brian Edward Launder 10 March 1994
Steffen Lilholt Lauritzen 19 May 2011
Jean Rodolphe Lavater 30 November 1708 fl 1704 -1716
William Graeme Laver 19 March 1987
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier 3 April 1788 ? August 1743 – 8 May 1794
George Henry Law 24 February 1814 12 September 1761 – 22 September 1845
John Law 20 March 1783 1745 – 18 March 1810
John Bennet Lawes 1 June 1854 28 December 1814 – 31 August 1900
Peter Anthony Lawrence 17 March 1983
Edward Lawrence 30 November 1708 - 1725 Customs collector, Gentleman Usher
John Lawrence 27 November 1673 - 26 January 1692 Merchant & Lord Mayor of London
Thomas Lawrence 28 February 1822 4 May 1769 – 7 January 1830
William Lawrence 11 November 1813 16 July 1783 – 5 July 1867
Peter John Lawrenson 18 March 1982
John Lawry 17 June 1742 c. 1716 – ? 28 August 1773 Clergyman
Richard Maitland Laws 20 March 1980
Henry Lawson 21 May 1840 23 March 1774 – 22 August 1855 Astronomer & Meteorologist
James Lawson 12 March 1812 - 9 April 1818 Chief engineer of the Mint
John David Lawson 17 March 1983
Wilfrid Lawson 11 December 1718 1697 – 13 July 1737
John Hartley Lawton 16 March 1989
William Lax 5 May 1796 1761 – 29 October 1836
Charles Peter Layard 26 March 1778 1749 – 10 April 1803 Dean of Bristol
Daniel Peter Layard 22 January 1747 1721 - 1802
Mike Lazaridis 30 April 2014
Arthur Sheridan Lea| 5 June 1890 1 December 1853 – 23 March 1915
Sydney Leach 11 March 1993
William Elford Leach 15 February 1816 1790 – 25 August 1836
Peter Francis Leadlay 11 May 2000
William Martin Leake 13 April 1815 14 January 1777 – 6 January 1860
Richard Leakey 17 May 2007
John Beresford Leathes 4 May 1911 5 November 1864 – 14 September 1956
Christopher John Leaver 20 March 1986
Charles Philippe Leblond 18 March 1965 6 February 1910 – 10 April 2007
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon 7 February 1740 7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788
Thomas Lediard 9 December 1742 1685 – June 1743
John Charles Grant Ledingham 12 May 1921 19 May 1875 – 4 October 1944
Anthony Ledwith 9 March 1995 14 August 1933 – 5 January 2015 Chemist
Arthur Lee 29 May 1766 21 December 1740 – 12 December 1792
Charles Dillon Lee, 12th Viscount Dillon of Costello-Gallen 28 May 1767 1745 – 9 November 1813
James Prince Lee 21 June 1849 28 July 1804 – 24 December 1869
John Lee 15 February 1781 - 6 July 1822 Physician
John Lee 24 February 1831 28 April 1783 – 25 February 1866 Antiquary
Robert Lee 25 March 1830 1793 – 6 February 1877
Stephen Lee 19 April 1798 - 1835 Astronomer
William Lee 26 May 1748 fl 1748 Son of Lord Chief Justice William Lee
Anthony David Lees 21 March 1968 27 February 1917 - 3 October 1992
Charles Herbert Lees 3 May 1906 28 July 1864 – 25 September 1952
George Martin Lees 18 March 1948 16 April 1898 – 25 January 1955
Henry Beaumont Leeson 7 June 1849 1800 – 8 November 1872
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek 29 January 1680 24 October 1632 – 26 August 1723
Charles Shaw Lefevre 10 November 1796 - 27 April 1823
John Henry Lefroy 9 June 1848 28 January 1817 – 11 April 1890
Edward Legge 26 February 1736 1710 – 19 September 1747
George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth 3 May 1781 3 October 1755 – 1 November 1810
William Legge, 2nd Earl of Dartmouth 7 November 1754 20 June 1731 – 15 July 1801
William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth 7 November 1822 29 November 1784 – 22 November 1853
Anthony James Leggett 20 March 1980
Thomas Legh 12 June 1817 1793 – 8 May 1857
Anthony Charles Legon 11 May 2000
Alan Robert Lehmann 20 May 2010
Hermann Lehmann 16 March 1972 8 July 1910 – 13 July 1985
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz 9 April 1673 ? 21 June 1646 – 14 November 1716
Ralph Leicester 7 May 1724 c. 1699–1777
Charles Leigh 13 May 1685 1662 – ? 1717 Physician
David Alan Leigh 15 May 2009
Ellis Leighton 9 December 1663 - 9 January 1685
Timothy Leighton 30 April 2014 Professor of Ultrasonics, Southampton University
Robert Thomson Leiper 3 May 1923 17 April 1881 – 21 May 1969 Parasitologist, London
Sir William Boog Leishman 5 May 1910 6 November 1865 – 2 June 1926
Theodore Forbes Leith 20 December 1781 1746 – 6 September 1819
Max Rudolf Lemberg 20 March 1952 19 October 1896 – 10 April 1975
Raymond Urgel Lemieux 16 March 1967 16 June 1920 – 22 July 2000
Charles Lemon 23 May 1822 30 September 1784 – 13 February 1868
John Edward Lennard-Jones 11 May 1933 27 October 1894 – 1 November 1954
Dacre Barret Lennard 30 November 1705 - 1733
Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond, Lennox and Aubigny 6 February 1724 18 May 1701 – 8 August 1750
Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox 11 December 1755 23 February 1735 – 29 December 1806
Gerald Ponsonby Lenox-Conyngham 2 May 1918 21 August 1866 – 27 October 1956
Leopold I, King of the Belgians 30 November 1816 ? 18 December 1790 – 10 December 1865 Royal
Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany 24 May 1838 3 October 1797 – 29 January 1870
Johann Friedrich Leopold 4 May 1709 3 February 1676 – 4 May 1711
Antonio Leprotti 16 May 1734 c. 1684–1747
Andrew Greig William Leslie 10 May 2001
Frank Matthews Leslie 9 March 1995 8 March 1935 – 15 June 2000 Prof. of Mathematics, Strathclyde Univ.
John Leslie 22 January 1807 20 November 1759 – November 1824 Soldier, aka John Curning
Patrick Duguid Leslie 8 November 1781 - 1783 Physician
John Letch 20 March 1766 - 17 September 1781
Smart Lethieullier 12 March 1724 3 November 1701 – 27 August 1760
Gregorio Leti 30 November 1681 29 May 1630 – 9 June 1701
John Coakley Lettsom 18 November 1773 22 November 1744 – 1 November 1815
James Lever 10 February 1743 - 25 January 1749
Ashton Lever 18 February 1773 5 March 1729 – 24 January 1788
John Leveret 11 March 1714 25 August 1662 – 3 May 1724 President of Harvard College, Mass.
George Granville William Sutherland Leveson-Gower, 3rd Duke of Sutherland 24 November 1870 19 December 1828 – 22 September 1892
Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville 13 January 1853 11 May 1815 – 31 March 1891
William Russell Levick 18 March 1982
Malcolm Harris Levitt 17 May 2007
Michael Levitt 10 May 2001 biophysicist, computational biology
John Lewin 20 June 1765 - 1770
Dan Lewis 17 March 1955 Plant geneticist, John Innes Inst.
George Lewis 13 June 1754 fl 1754
Jack Lewis, Baron Lewis of Newnham 15 March 1973 13 February 1928 – 17 July 2014
Julian Hart Lewis 19 April 2012 12 August 1946 – 30 April 2014
Thomas Lewis 2 May 1918 26 December 1881 – 17 March 1945
Thomas Frankland Lewis 8 June 1820 14 May 1780 – 22 January 1855
Thomas Locke Lewis 5 May 1836 - 17 November 1852
Wilfrid Bennett Lewis 22 March 1945 24 June 1908 – 10 January 1987
William Lewis 31 October 1745 ? June 1708 – 21 January 1781
William Cudmore McCullagh Lewis 6 May 1926 30 June 1885 – 11 February 1956 Prof Physical Chem, Liverpool Univ
William James Lewis 6 May 1909 16 January 1847 – 16 April 1926
Steven Victor Ley 15 March 1990
Thomas Leybourn 2 April 1835 9 April 1770 – 1 March 1840
Johann Borkman Leyonbergh 21 November 1667 ? February 1625 – August 1691
Christian Leyoncrona 1 December 1701 c. 1662 – 8 April 1710
Ottoline Leyser 17 May 2007
Edward Lhuyd 30 November 1708 1660 – 30 June 1709
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg 11 April 1793 ? 1 July 1744 – 24
Edward George Tandy Liddell 16 March 1939 25 March 1895 – 17 August 1981
John Liddell 18 June 1846 1794 – 28 May 1868 Royal Navy surgeon
Johann Nathaniel Lieberkuhn 18 December 1740 5 September 1711 – 7 December 1756
Johann Georg Liebknecht 5 December 1728 ? 23 April 1679 – 17 September 1749
Joseph Lieutaud 21 June 1739 21 June 1703 – ? 11 December 1780
Eddie Liew 19 April 2013
Graham Collingwood Liggins 20 March 1980 24 June 1926 – 24 August 2010 Prof of Obstetrics, Auckland
John Lightfoot 8 March 1781 10 December 1735 – 20 February 1788
Michael James Lighthill 19 March 1953 23 January 1924 – 17 July 1998
John Ligonier, 1st Earl Ligonier 26 October 1749 7 November 1680 – 28 April 1770
John Lihou 6 June 1833 25 May 1792 – 13 July 1840
David Malcolm James Lilley 9 May 2002
Malcolm Douglas Lilly 14 March 1991 9 August 1936 – 18 May 1998
Simon Lilly 30 April 2014 Astronomist, ETH Zürich
John Philip de Limbourg 30 May 1771 1726 – 1 February 1811
Johann Heinrich Linck 11 December 1718 17 December 1674 – 29 October 1734
James Lind 18 December 1777 17 May 1736 – 17 October 1812 Physician
John Lind 25 November 1773 13 August 1737 – 12 January 1781
Linda 30 November 1711 fl 1711
Tomas Robert Lindahl 17 March 1988
Frederick Alexander Lindemann, Viscount Cherwell 13 May 1920 5 April 1886 – 3 July 1957
Paul Fredrick Linden 17 May 2007
John Lindley 17 January 1828 5 February 1799 – 1 November 1865
Nathaniel Lindley, Baron Lindley 20 January 1898 29 November 1828 – 9 December 1921
David Alexander Edward Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford and 10th Earl of Balcarres 6 November 1924 11 October 1871 – 8 March 1940 Statute
James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford and 9th Earl of Balcarres 6 June 1878 28 July 1847 – 31 January 1913
John Lindsay, 20th Earl of Crawford 15 June 1732 4 October 1702 – 20 September 1749
Heinrich Friedrich Link 5 May 1842 3 February 1767 – 1 January 1851
Carl Linnaeus 3 May 1753 ? 24 May 1707 – 10 January 1778
Anthony William Linnane 20 March 1980
John Wilfrid Linnett 17 March 1955 3 August 1913 – 7 November 1975
Reginald Patrick Linstead 14 March 1940 28 August 1902 – 22 September 1966
Hugues Louis De Lionne 28 June 1665 fl 1665
Henry Solomon Lipson 21 March 1957 11 March 1910 – 26 April 1991
John Liptrap 4 March 1802 fl 1802
Joseph-Nicolas Delisle 12 March 1724 4 April 1688 – ? 11 July 1768
Samuel Lisle 17 June 1742 1683 – 3 October 1749
Thomas Lisle 5 May 1757 - 31 March 1767 Clergyman, Hampshire
Peter Simon Liss 16 May 2008
Hans Werner Lissmann 18 March 1954 30 April 1909 – 21 April 1995
Arthur Lister 9 June 1898 17 April 1830 – 19 July 1908
Joseph Jackson Lister 14 June 1900 3 August 1857 – 5 February 1927 Zoologist
Joseph Jackson Lister 2 February 1832 11 January 1786 – 24 October 1869
Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister of Lyme Regis 7 June 1860 6 April 1827 – 10 February 1912
Martin Lister 2 November 1671 12 April 1639 – 2 February 1712
Robert Liston 13 May 1841 28 October 1794 – 7 December 1847
Albert Edward Litherland 21 March 1974
Edmond Littlehales 30 November 1717 c. 1690 – 24 September 1724
Edward John Littleton, 1st Baron Hatherton 15 February 1855 18 March 1791 – 4 May 1863
John Edensor Littlewood 11 May 1916 9 June 1885 – 6 September 1977
Peter Brent Littlewood 17 May 2007 Head of Cavendish Laboratory
George Downing Liveing 12 June 1879 21 December 1827 – 26 December 1924
Archibald Liversidge 8 June 1882 17 November 1847 – 26 September 1927
David Livingstone 3 June 1858 19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873
Peter Livius 29 April 1773 1727 – 23 July 1795
John Dillwyn Llewelyn 4 February 1836 12 January 1810 – 24 August 1882
Charles Lloyd 8 March 1764 1735 – 22 January 1773 secretary & antiquarian
David Graham Lloyd 12 March 1992 20 June 1937 – 30 May 2006 NZ botanist
Edward Lloyd 12 March 1818 - 29 April 1855 Rear-admiral
George Lloyd 10 February 1737 c. 1708 – 4 December 1783
Humphrey Lloyd 21 January 1836 16 April 1800 – 17 January 1881 Clergyman, optics & magnetism
John Lloyd 15 December 1774 25 January 1750 – 24 April 1815
John Lloyd 8 November 1759 c. 1735 – 8 June 1777
John Augustus Lloyd 11 March 1830 1 May 1800 – 10 October 1854
Owen Lloyd 1 December 1701 c. 1674–1738 Clergyman
Philemon Lloyd 9 November 1727 fl 1727–1735
Robert Glanville Lloyd 11 May 2000
William Forster Lloyd 10 April 1834 1794 – 2 June 1852
Guy Charles Lloyd-Jones 3 May 2013
Yuk Ming Dennis Lo 19 May 2011
Theophilus Lobb 6 March 1729 17 August 1678 – 19 May 1763
Ferdinand Philip Lobkowitz 2 July 1747 1724–1784
John Lock 4 February 1742 - 1767
William Lock 7 February 1754 c. 1687 – 21 October 1761 MP for Grimsby
John Locke 26 November 1668 29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704
Joseph Locke 22 February 1838 9 August 1805 – 18 September 1860
Edward Hawke Locker 5 December 1811 9 October 1777 – 16 October 1849
John Lockman 25 June 1778 c. 1721 – 27 December 1807
Ben Lockspeiser 17 March 1949 9 March 1891 – 18 October 1990
Michael Lockwood 18 May 2006 Physicist, Reading Univ.
Charles Lockyer 15 May 1740 - 13 April 1752
Joseph Norman Lockyer 3 June 1869 17 May 1836 – 16 August 1920
Jean Marie François du Parc Locmaria 12 January 1744 c. 1708 – 2 October 1745
Charles Locock 2 June 1864 21 April 1799 – 23 July 1875
Oliver Joseph Lodge 9 June 1887 12 June 1851 – 22 August 1940
Francis Lodwick 30 November 1681 ? August 1619 – 5 January 1694
William Edmond Logan 5 June 1851 20 April 1798 – ? 22 June 1875
Heinz London 16 March 1961 7 November 1907 – 3 August 1970
Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough 2 February 1792 1761 – 17 January 1838
Roger Long 8 May 1729 3 February 1680 – 16 December 1770
James Long 20 May 1663 ? 1617 – 22 January 1692 Original
Walter Hume Long, 1st Viscount Long of Wraxall 19 June 1902 13 July 1854 – 26 September 1924
William Long 16 April 1801 - 1818
Malcolm Sim Longair 27 May 2004
Hugh Christopher Longuet-Higgins 20 March 1958 11 April 1923 – 27 March 2004
Michael Selwyn Longuet-Higgins 21 March 1963
Kathleen Yardley Lonsdale 22 March 1945 28 January 1903 – 1 April 1971
Gilbert George Lonzarich 16 March 1989
Antonio Mario Lorgna 3 April 1788 1730 – 28 June 1796
George Huntly Lorimer 20 March 1986
Michael Lort 15 May 1766 1725 – 5 November 1790
John Gideon Loten 27 November 1760 16 May 1710 – 25 February 1789
Rodney Loudon 19 March 1987
Archduke Louis of Austria 8 February 1816 13 December 1784 – 21 December 1864 Royal
John Freeman Loutit 21 March 1963 20 February 1910 – 11 June 1992, medical researcher, radiobiologist
Augustus Edward Hough Love 7 June 1894 17 April 1863 – 5 June 1940
Edward Loveden Loveden 14 November 1805 1751 – 4 January 1822
Robin Howard Lovell-Badge 10 May 2001
Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell 17 March 1955 31 August 1913 – 6 August 2012
James Ephraim Lovelock 21 March 1974
Martin Geoffrey Low 14 March 1996
Edward Joseph Lowe 6 June 1867 11 November 1825 – 10 March 1900
George Lowe 18 December 1834 1788 – 25 December 1868 Gas Engineer
Gordon Lowe 15 March 1984 31 May 1933 – 6 August 2003 Organic Chemist
Jan Löwe 16 May 2008
Robert Lowe, Viscount Sherbrooke 25 May 1871 4 December 1811 – 27 July 1892
Otto Egon Lowenstein 17 March 1955 24 October 1906 – 31 January 1999 zoologist, Birmingham University
Richard Lower 17 October 1667 1631 – 17 January 1691
Ralph Lowndes 15 July 1696 29 October 1662 – 31 August 1727
Thomas Martin Lowry 7 May 1914 26 October 1874 – 2 November 1936
Wilson Lowry 5 March 1812 24 January 1762 – 23 June 1824
Robert Lowth 21 November 1765 27 November 1710 – 3 November 1787 Bishop of London
Anthony Lowther 20 May 1663 ? May 1641 – 27 January 1693 Original
Henry Lowther, 3rd Viscount Lonsdale 21 January 1742 1694 – 12 March 1751
John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale 20 December 1699 25 April 1655 – 10 July 1700
James Lowther 25 November 1736 5 August 1673 – 2 January 1755
Sir John Lowther, 2nd Baronet 27 January 1664 ? November 1642 – ? January 1706
William Lowther, 2nd Earl of Lonsdale 5 July 1810 21 July 1787 – 4 March 1872
John Lowthorp 30 November 1702 c. 1659 – 2 September 1724
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury 3 June 1858 30 April 1834 – 28 May 1913
Sir John William Lubbock, 2nd Baronet 15 November 1821 26 August 1774 – 22 October 1840
Sir John William Lubbock, 3rd Baronet 15 January 1829 26 March 1803 – 20 June 1865
Jean-André Deluc 10 June 1773 9 February 1727 – 7 November 1817 Geologist, meteorologist
John Lucas, 1st Baron Lucas of Shenfield 20 May 1663 ? October 1606 – 2 July 1671 Original
Keith Lucas 1 May 1913 8 March 1879 – 5 October 1916
Richard Lucas 15 March 1722 c. 1693 – ? October 1747 Rector, Foots Cray, Kent
Cyril Edward Lucas 17 March 1966 30 July 1909 – 12 January 2002
Sir Berkeley Lucy, 3rd Baronet 23 March 1698 c. 1672 – 19 November 1759
Sir Kingsmill Lucy, 2nd Baronet 26 November 1668 c. 1649 – 19 September 1678
Ludlow 30 November 1702 fl 1702
Carlo Maria Luigi, Count of Barbiano and Belgiojoso 3 May 1781 2 January 1728 – 1801
James Luke 7 June 1855 ? 1798 – 15 August 1881
Johan Luloss 18 March 1762 5 August 1711 – 4 November 1768
Andrew Gino Sita Lumsden 10 March 1994
John Walter Guerrier Lund 21 March 1963 Phycologist
Raymond Douglas Lund 12 March 1992
Francis Lunn 11 February 1819 14 October 1795 – 4 August 1839
Edmund Henry Lushington 18 March 1824 11 July 1776 – 27 March 1839
George Lusztig 17 March 1983
Richard Lydekker 7 June 1894 25 July 1849 – 16 April 1915
Charles Lyell 2 February 1826 14 November 1797 – 22 February 1875
William Beauchamp Lygon, 2nd Earl Beauchamp 6 December 1810 1782 – 12 May 1823
Thomas Ranken Lyle 2 May 1912 26 August 1860 – 31 March 1944
Donald Lynden-Bell 16 March 1978
Ruth Marion Lynden-Bell 18 May 2006
Nicholas B Lydon 2 May 2013 27 May 1957 –
Michael Richard Lynch 30 April 2014
Andrew Geoffrey Lyne 14 March 1996
George Francis Lyon 15 November 1827 1795 – 8 October 1832
Mary Frances Lyon 15 March 1973
Pierre Lyonet 14 January 1748 ? 21 July 1707 – 10 January 1789
Henry George Lyons 3 May 1906 11 October 1864 – 10 August 1944
Terence John Lyons 9 May 2002
Daniel Lysons 25 May 1797 28 April 1762 – 3 January 1834
Samuel Lysons 2 February 1797 17 May 1763 – 29 June 1819
Basil Lythgoe 20 March 1958
Charles Lyttelton 27 January 1743 1714 – 22 December 1768
George William Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton 30 April 1840 31 March 1817 – 19 April 1876
George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton 26 January 1744 17 January 1709 – 22 August 1773
Raymond Arthur Lyttleton 17 March 1955 7 May 1911 – 16 May 1995
Richard Warburton Lytton 28 May 1772 1745–1810

Foreign members[edit]

J[edit]

Name Election Date Notes
François Jacob 3 May 1973 French biologist, Nobel Prize (1965)
Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi 6 June 1833 11 December 1804 – 18 February 1851 German mathematician
Pierre Jules César Janssen 8 April 1875 23 February 1824 – 23 December 1907
William Platt Jencks 18 June 1992 15 August 1927 – 3 January 2007
Jean Frédéric Joliot 9 May 1946 19 March 1900 – 14 August 1958
Marie Ennemond Camille Jordan 26 June 1919 5 January 1838 – 20 January 1922
Ludwig Jost 25 June 1936 14 November 1865 – 22 February 1947 German botanist
Antoine Laurent de Jussieu 29 January 1829 12 April 1748 – 17 September 1836

K[edit]

Name Election Date Notes
Fotis Constantine Kafatos 15 May 2003
Thomas Kailath 15 May 2009
Eric Kandel 02/05/2013
Jacobus Cornelius Kapteyn 26 June 1919 19 January 1851 – 18 June 1922
Theodore von Kármán 9 May 1946 11 May 1881 – 7 May 1963, Hungarian-born U.S. aeronautical engineer
Martin Karplus 11 May 2000 Austrian-born U.S. chemist
Paul Karrer 1 May 1947 21 April 1889 – 18 June 1971
Ephraim Katchalski-Katzir 21 April 1977 Ukrainian-born Israeli chemist, fourth President of Israel
Heinrich Johannes Gustav Kayser 9 November 1911 16 March 1853 – 14 October 1940
August Kekulé 8 April 1875 7 September 1829 – 13 July 1896
Joseph Bishop Keller 26 June 1986
Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov 9 June 1994 Russian physicist
Har Gobind Khorana 20 April 1978
Motoo Kimura 17 June 1993 13 November 1924 – 13 November 1994
Gustav Robert Kirchhoff 8 April 1875 12 March 1824 – 17 October 1887
Marc W. Kirschner 13 May 1999 U.S. cell biologist
George Bogdan Kistiakowsky 28 April 1960 18 November 1900 – 7 December 1982
Kitasato Shibasaburō 4 June 1908 20 December 1852 – 13 June 1931
Christian Felix Klein 10 December 1885 25 April 1849 – 22 June 1925
Klaus von Klitzing 15 May 2003
Albert Jan Kluyver 1 May 1952 3 June 1888 – 14 May 1956
Donald Ervin Knuth 15 May 2003
Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch 4 March 1897 11 December 1843 – 27 May 1910
Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Kohlrausch 12 December 1895 14 October 1840 – 17 January 1910
Walter Kohn 14 May 1998 Austrian-born U.S. chemist, Nobel Prize (1998)
Warner Tjardus Koiter 24 June 1982 16 June 1914 – 2 September 1997
Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe 13 December 1877 27 September 1818 – 25 November 1884
Albert von Kölliker 24 May 1860 6 July 1817 – 2 November 1905
Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov 23 April 1964 25 April 1903 – 20 October 1987
Hermann Kopp 31 May 1888 30 October 1817 – 20 February 1892 Foreign Member
Arthur Kornberg 23 April 1970 U.S. chemist, Nobel Prize for Medicine (1959)
Roger Kornberg 15 May 2009
Alexander Onufrievitch Kowalewski 10 December 1885 ? 20 November 1840 – 22 November 1901
Schack August Steenberg Krogh 17 June 1937 15 November 1874 – ? 15 September 1949
Hugo Kronecker 25 March 1909 27 January 1839 – 6 June 1914, German-born Swiss physiologist
Leopold Kronecker 31 January 1884 7 December 1823 – 29 December 1891, German mathematician
Adam Johann von Krusenstern 27 April 1837 19 November 1770 – 24 August 1846
Martin David Kruskal 15 May 1997 28 September 1925 – 26 December 2006, U.S. physicist
Stephen William Kuffler 22 April 1971 24 August 1913 – 11 October 1980
Willy Kuhne 19 May 1892 28 March 1837 – ? 10 June 1900
Ernst Eduard Kummer 18 June 1863 29 January 1810 – 14 May 1893
Adolph Theodor Kupffer 23 April 1846 6 January 1799 – 4 June 1865 German-Latvian physicist

L[edit]

Name Election Date Notes
Félix-Joseph Henri de Lacaze-Duthiers 25 November 1897 15 May 1821 – 21 July 1901
François Antoine Alfred Lacroix 26 June 1919 5 February 1863 – ? 12 March 1948 Foreign Member
Johann Lamont 25 November 1852 13 December 1805 – 6 August 1879
Edwin Herbert Land 26 June 1986 7 May 1909 – 1 March 1991, U.S. inventor
Lev Davydovitch Landau 28 April 1960 22 January 1908 – ? 1 April 1968, Azebarjan-born Russian physicist, Nobel Prize (1962)
Karl Landsteiner 29 March 1941 14 June 1868 – 26 June 1943Austrian-born U.S. biologist, Nobel Prize (1930)
Paul Langevin 21 June 1928 23 January 1872 – 19 December 1946
Samuel Pierpont Langley 12 December 1895 22 August 1834 – ? 27 February 1906 Foreign Member
Irving Langmuir 27 June 1935 31 January 1881 – 16 August 1957
Karl Spencer Lashley 19 April 1951 7 June 1890 – 7 August 1958
Max Theodor Felix von Laue 12 May 1949 9 October 1879 – 24 April 1960
Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran 23 March 1916 18 June 1845 – 18 May 1922
Henri Léon Lebesgue 3 May 1934 28 June 1875 – 26 July 1941
Joshua Lederberg 26 April 1979 U.S. scientist medicine, Nobel Prize (1958)
Kaj Ulrik Linderstrøm-Lang 26 April 1956 29 November 1896 – 25 May 1959
Solomon Lefschetz 27 April 1961 3 September 1884 – 5 October 1972, Russian-born U.S. mathematician, topology
Inge Lehmann 24 April 1969 13 May 1888 – 21
Jean-Marie Pierre Lehn 17 June 1993
Luis Federico Leloir 27 April 1972 6 September 1906 – 3 December 1987
Jean Leray 30 June 1983 7 November 1906 – 10 November 1998
Karl Georg Friedrich Rudolph Leuckart 13 December 1877 8 October 1822 – 6 February 1898 Foreign Member
Tullio Levi-Civita 26 June 1930 29 March 1873 – ? 29 December 1941, Italian mathematician
Rita Levi-Montalcini 9 March 1995 Italian-born U.S. scientist, Nobel Prize for Medicine (1986)
Edward B. Lewis 29 June 1989 20 May 1918 – 21 July 2004
Gilbert Newton Lewis 23 May 1940 25 October 1875 – 23 March 1946
Franz von Leydig 9 May 1901 21 May 1821 – 13 April 1908
Marius Sophus Lie 12 December 1895 18 December 1842 – 18 February 1899 Foreign Member
Elliott Lieb 2 May 2013
Justus Liebig 4 June 1840 12 May 1803 – ? 10 April 1873
Evgenii Mikhailovich Lifshitz 24 June 1982 22 February 1915 – 7 December 1985 Foreign Member, Russian physicist and astronomer
Bernhard August von Lindenau 6 June 1833 ? 11 June 1780 – 21 May 1854
Jacques-Louis Lions 14 March 1996 2 May 1928 – 17 May 2001
Joseph Liouville 21 November 1850 24 March 1809 – 8 September 1882
Fritz Albert Lipmann 3 May 1962 12 June 1899 – 24 July 1986, German-born U.S. physicist, Nobel Prize (1962)
Gabriel Jonas Lippmann 26 November 1896 16 August 1845 – ? 13 July 1921, Luxembourg-born French physicist, Nobel Prize (1908)
Otto Loewi 29 April 1954 3 June 1873 – 25 December 1961, German-born U.S. biochemist and pharmacologist, Nobel Prize (1936)
Hendrik Antoon Lorentz 11 May 1905 18 July 1853 – 04
Edward Norton Lorenz 28 June 1990
Konrad Zacharias Lorenz 23 April 1964 7 November 1903 – 27
Sven Ludvig Lovén 10 December 1885 6 January 1809 – 3 September 1895
Jane Lubchenco 27 May 2004
Luigi Luciani 28 February 1918 23 November 1842 – 23 June 1919
Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig 8 April 1875 29 December 1816 – 27 April 1895
Maurice Lugeon 15 June 1944 10 July 1870 – 23 October 1953
Graham Lusk 2 June 1932 15 February 1866 – 18 July 1932 Foreign Member
André Michel Lwoff 24 April 1958 8 May 1902 – 30 September 1994, French scientist, Nobel Prize (1965)
Feodor Lynen 24 April 1975 6 April 1911 – 6 August 1979

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