List of Fellows of the Royal Society P,Q,R

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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 2014.

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
Henry Butler Pacey 4 June 1752 - ? 1754
Giovanni Battista Pacichelli 16 April 1674 c. 1634–1695
Kenneth John Packer 14 March 1991
Philip Packer 20 May 1663 ? June 1618 – 24 December 1686 Original
Camillo Paderni 24 April 1755 fl 1755
Miles J. Padgett 30/04/2014 1 June 1963 –
Frederick William Page 16 March 1978 21 February 1917 – 29 May 2005
Thomas Hyde Page 10 July 1783 1746 – 30 June 1821
Bernard Ephraim Julius Pagel 12 March 1992
Mark Pagel 19/05/2011
Edward Paget 8 November 1682 ? 1652–1703 Maths Master, Christ's Hospital
George Edward Paget 12 June 1873 22 December 1809 – 16 January 1892 Physician
James Paget 5 June 1851 11 January 1814 – 30 December 1899
Edward George Sydney Paige 17 March 1983 19 July 1930 – 20 February 2004
Autar Singh Paintal 19 March 1981 24 September 1925 – 21 December 2004
John Somerset Pakington, 1st Baron Hampton 17 June 1858 21 February 1799 – 9 April 1880
Benjamin Peary Pal 16 March 1972 26 May 1906 – 14 September 1989
Francis Palgrave 15 November 1821 July 1788 – 6 July 1861
Robert Harry Inglis Palgrave 8 June 1882 11 June 1827 – 25 January 1919
Peter Simon Pallas 7 June 1764 ? 22 September 1741 – ? 8 September 1811
Andrew Clennel Palmer 10 March 1994
Dudley Palmer 22 April 1663 c. 1617–1666 Original
Henry Robinson Palmer 8 December 1831 1795 – 12 September 1844
Jeffrey Palmer 25 February 1720 ? July 1700 – 25 February 1721
John Roundell Palmer, 4th Earl of Selborne 20 June 1991 Statute
Roundell Palmer, 1st Earl of Selborne 7 June 1860 27 November 1812 – 4 May 1895
Samuel Palmer 5 December 1728 – 20 April 1738
Thomas Palmer 12 May 1726 ? 1685 – ? 16 March 1735
Timothy Noel Palmer 15 May 2003
William Finch Palmer 18 May 1786 fl 1786
Henry Paman 1 December 1679 ? April 1623 – ? June 1695
Roger Paman 12 May 1743 – 1748
Giuseppe Maria Pancrazi 15 January 1756 fl 1756
Friedrich Adolf Paneth 20 March 1947 31 August 1887 – 17 September 1958
Josephus de Panicis 5 June 1740 – 1757
Carl Frederick Abel Pantin 6 May 1937 30 March 1899 – 14 January 1967
Martin Panzano 11 June 1761 - August 1775
Pasquale de Paoli 3 March 1774 26 April 1725 – 5 February 1807
John C B Papaloizou 15 May 2003
David Papillon 30 June 1720 1691 – 26 February 1662
Denis Papin 31 December 1680 22 August 1647 – ? January 1712
John Paradise 2 May 1771 April 1743 – 12 December 1795
Peter Robert Parham 16 May 2008
John Ayrton Paris 21 June 1821 7 August 1785 – 4 December 1856
Woodbine Parish 4 March 1824 14 September 1796 – 16 August 1882
Mary Parke 16 March 1972 23 March 1908 – 17 July 1989
David Parker 9 May 2002 Professor of Chemistry, Durham Univ
Geoffrey Alan Parker 16 March 1989
George Parker, 2nd Earl of Macclesfield 25 October 1722 c. 1697 – 17 March 1764
George Parker, 4th Earl of Macclesfield 5 November 1818 25 February 1755 – 20 March 1842
Ian Parker 16 May 2008 Biophysicist, Univ of California
John Parker, 1st Baron Boringdon 9 April 1767 c. 1735 – 27 April 1788
John Parker, 1st Earl of Morley 26 February 1795 5 May 1772 – 14 March 1840
Peter Joseph Jacques Parker 18 May 2006
Robert Ladislav Parker 16 March 1989
Samuel Parker 13 June 1666 1640 – 21 March 1688
Thomas Jeffery Parker 7 June 1888 17 October 1850 – 7 November 1897
Thomas Lister Parker 1 June 1815 ? 27 September 1779 – 2 March 1858
Thomas Parker, 1st Earl of Macclesfield 20 March 1712 23 July 1666 – 28 April 1732
Thomas Parker, 3rd Earl of Macclesfield 19 November 1747 3 October 1723 – 9 February 1795
William Parker 19 February 1747 1714 – 22 July 1802 Clergyman
William Kitchen Parker 1 June 1865 23 June 1823 – 3 July 1890
Alan Sterling Parkes 11 May 1933 10 September 1900 – 17 July 1990
Edmund Alexander Parkes 6 June 1861 29 March 1819 – 15 March 1876
Ronald John Parkes 10/05/2011 Geomicrobiologist
Julian Parkhill 30/04/2014
Stuart Stephen Papworth Parkin 11 May 2000
John Parkinson 6 February 1840 - 3 April 1847 British Consul, Mexico
Stephen Parkinson 2 June 1870 1 August 1823 – 2 January 1889
Thomas Parkinson 23 February 1786 1745 – 13 November 1830 Clergyman
William Arthur Parks 3 May 1934 11 December 1868 – 3 October 1936
Thomas Parkyns, 1st Baron Rancliffe 6 December 1787 1755 – 17 November 1800
Bartholomew Parr 23 March 1797 1750 – 20 November 1810
Francis Rex Parrington 15 March 1962 21 February 1905 – 17 April 1981
Caleb Hillier Parry 22 May 1800 21 October 1755 – 9 March 1822 Physician
Charles Henry Parry 20 February 1812 1779 – 21 January 1860 Physician
William Edward Parry 15 February 1821 19 December 1790 – ? 9 July 1855
William Parry 15 March 1984 3 July 1934 – 20 August 2006
James Parsons 7 May 1741 March 1705 – 4 April 1770
Lawrence Parsons, 4th Earl of Rosse 19 December 1867 17 November 1840 – 29 August 1908
Robert Mann Parsons 2 June 1870 29 September 1829 – 20 May 1897 Army surveyor
Roger Parsons 20 March 1980
Charles Algernon Parsons 9 June 1898 13 June 1854 – 11 February 1931
John Herbert Parsons 12 May 1921 3 September 1868 – 7 October 1957 Eye surgeon
Leonard Gregory Parsons 18 March 1948 25 November 1879 – 17 December 1950 Prof. of Paediatrics, Univ. of Birmingham
William Parsons 22 November 1787 – 15 January 1828
William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse 8 December 1831 17 June 1800 – 31 October 1867
Henry Partridge 19 February 1778 – 30 December 1803 Barrister
Linda Partridge 14 March 1996
Richard Partridge 23 February 1837 19 January 1805 – 25 March 1873
Stanley Miles Partridge 19 March 1970 2 August 1913 – 26 April 1992
Donald William Pashley 21 March 1968
Sir Charles William Pasley 7 March 1816 8 September 1780 – 19 April 1861
Frank Pasquill 17 March 1977 8 September 1914 – 15 October 1994
Giovanni Battista Passeri 12 November 1747 10 November 1694 – 4 February 1780
Richard Edward Passingham 15 May 2009
Robert Paston, 1st Earl of Yarmouth 20 May 1663 29 May 1631 – 8 March 1683 Original
William Paston, 2nd Earl of Yarmouth 30 November 1722 1652 – 25 December 1732
John Stewart Pate 21 March 1985
John Arthur Joseph Pateman 16 March 1978
Ian Paterson 26 May 2005
Michael Stewart Paterson 10 May 2001
Sir Clifford Copland Paterson 19 March 1942 17 October 1879 – 26 July 1948
William Paterson 10 May 1798 17 August 1755 – 21 June 1810
Diarmid Noel Paton 7 May 1914 19 March 1859 – 30 September 1928
Thomas Angus Lyall Paton 20 March 1969 10 May 1905 – 7 April 1999
William Drummond MacDonald Paton 15 March 1956 5 May 1917 – 17 October 1993 Prof. of Pharmacology, Oxford Univ.
Archibald Patoun 30 April 1730 1706–1775
Gerald Pattenden 14 March 1991
Colin Patterson 11 March 1993 13 October 1933 – 9 March 1998 Palaeozoologist
Karalyn Patterson 30/04/2014
Robert Patterson 9 June 1859 18 April 1802 – 14 February 1872
Hugh Lee Pattinson 3 June 1852 25 December 1796 – 11 November 1858
Robert Paul 30 November 1716 c. 1697 – 19 June 1762
Louis Paule 25 November 1691 fl 1691–1702
Frederick William Pavy 4 June 1863 29 May 1829 – 19 September 1911
Edward Pawlet 3 November 1726 - April 1768
Godfrey Stuart Pawley 12 March 1992
Joseph Lade Pawsey 18 March 1954 14 May 1908 – 30 November 1962
Anthony James Pawson 10 March 1994
David Neil Payne 12 March 1992
Michael Christopher Payne 16 May 2008 Prof of Computational Physics, Cavendish Lab.
Ralph Payne, 1st Baron Lavington 29 April 1779 19 March 1738 – 3 August 1807
William Payne 9 November 1681 1650 – 20 February 1697 Clergyman
Benjamin Neeve Peach 2 June 1892 6 September 1842 – 29 January 1926
Henry John Peachey, 3rd Baron Selsey 27 March 1817 4 September 1787 – 10 March 1838
James Peachey, 1st Baron Selsey 28 February 1782 9 March 1723 – 1 February 1808
John Peachey, 2nd Baron Selsey 29 May 1777 16 March 1749 – 27 June 1816
George Peacock 29 January 1818 9 April 1791 – 8 November 1858
John Andrew Peacock 17 May 2007
William James Peacock 18 March 1982
Malcolm Peaker 14 March 1996
John Martindale Pearce 18 May 2006
William Pearce 1 May 1788 3 December 1744 – 14 November 1820 University Administrator
Zachary Pearce 30 June 1720 8 September 1690 – 29 June 1774
Laurence Pearl 16 May 2008 structural biologist[2]
William Harold Pearsall 14 March 1940 23 July 1891 – 14 October 1964
Barbara Mary Frances Pearse 17 March 1988
Egon Sharpe Pearson 17 March 1966 11 August 1895 – 12 June 1980
George Pearson 23 June 1791 ? September 1751 – 9 November 1828
Henry Harold Welch Pearson 11 May 1916 28 January 1870 – 3 November 1916
John Pearson 14 March 1667 29 February 1613 – 16 July 1686
John Pearson 24 March 1803 3 January 1758 – 12 May 1826
John Richard Anthony Pearson 26 May 2005
Karl Pearson 4 June 1896 27 March 1857 – 27 April 1936
Edwin Pearson 5 December 1833 1802 – 18 April 1883
William Hyde Pearson 9 March 1826 – 1849
William Pearson 1 July 1819 23 April 1767 – 6 September 1847
William Stanley Peart 20 March 1969
Rendel Sebastian Pease 17 March 1977 2 November 1922 – 17 October 2004
Stanley Peat 18 March 1948 23 August 1902 – 22 February 1969
Samuel John Brooke Pechell 2 February 1832 1 September 1785 – 3 November 1849
Joannes Nicolaus Pechlin 30 November 1688 c. 1646 -
Alexander Pedler 2 June 1892 21 May 1849 – 13 May 1918
Timothy John Pedley 9 March 1995
Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil 23 November 1871 2 December 1825 – 5 December 1891 Royal
Phillip James Edwin Peebles 18 March 1982
Robert Peel 5 December 1822 6 February 1788 – 2 July 1850
Christopher Pegge 19 March 1795 1765 – 3 August 1822
Rudolf Ernst Peierls 22 March 1945 5 June 1907 – 19 September 1995 physicist
Jeremiah Peirce 25 March 1742 fl 1742–1767
Joseph Sriyal Malik Peiris 18 May 2006
Peter Peirson 3 July 1794 1739 – 27 December 1808
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme 26 October 1749 23 July 1693 – 17 November 1768
Charles Anderson-Pelham, 1st Baron Yarborough 8 May 1777 4 February 1749 – 22 September 1823
Henry Pelham 17 April 1746 1696 – 6 March 1754
Hugh Reginald Brentnall Pelham 17 March 1988
Thomas Pelham, 2nd Earl of Chichester 24 April 1800 28 April 1756 – 4 July 1826
John Pell 20 May 1663 1 March 1611 – 12 December 1685 Original
Thomas Pellet 20 March 1712 ? 1671 – 4 July 1744
John Henry Pelly 2 April 1835 31 March 1777 – 13 August 1852
Christopher Robert Pemberton 22 December 1796 1765 – 31 July 1822
Francis Pemberton 9 June 1715 ? 1679 – 19 May 1762 Barrister
George Pemberton 11 February 1813 15 May 1784 – 6 April 1851
Henry Pemberton 30 November 1720 1694 – 9 March 1771
Marcus Seymour Pembrey 11 May 1922 28 May 1868 – 23 July 1934
Edward William Wynne Pendarves 24 May 1827 6 April 1775 – 26 June 1853
John Brian Pendry 15 March 1984
Wilder Graves Penfield 18 March 1943 26 January 1891 – 5 April 1976
William Pengelly 4 June 1863 12 January 1812 – 16 March 1894
Howard Latimer Penman 15 March 1962 10 April 1909 – 15 October 1984
John Penn 9 June 1859 1805 – 23 September 1878
Richard Penn 18 November 1824 1784 – 21 April 1863
William Penn 13 November 1806 fl 1806
William Penn 9 November 1681 14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718
David Pennant 15 November 1792 – 1841
Thomas Pennant 26 February 1767 14 June 1726 – 16 December 1798
Richard Penneck 14 April 1768 1728 – 29 January 1803
Montague Mattinson Pennell 20 March 1980 20 March 1916 – 30 December 1981
William George Penney, Baron Penney of East Hendred 21 March 1946 24 June 1909 – 3 March 1991
Colin James Pennycuick 15 March 1990
Francis Cranmer Penrose 7 June 1894 29 October 1817 – 15 February 1903
Lionel Sharples Penrose 19 March 1953 11 June 1898 – 12 May 1972
Oliver Penrose 19 March 1987
Roger Penrose 16 March 1972
Henry Penton 16 November 1780 c. 1737 – 15 January 1812
Michael Pepper 17 March 1983
John Christopher Pepusch 13 June 1745 1667 – 20 July 1752
Mark Brian Pepys 14 May 1998
Samuel Pepys 15 February 1665 24 February 1633 – 26 May 1703, President of the Royal Society (1684–1686)[3]
Lucas Pepys 9 November 1780 26 May 1742 – 17 June 1830
William Haseldine Pepys 28 January 1808 23 March 1775 – 17 August 1856
John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont 21 June 1764 25 February 1711 – ? 20 December 1770
Ian Colin Percival 21 March 1985 Physicist, London Univ.
John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont 3 December 1701 12 July 1683 – 1 May 1748
Thomas Percival 7 March 1765 29 September 1740 – 30 August 1804
Thomas Percival 25 November 1756 1 September 1719 – December 1762 Antiquarian
John Percivale 6 April 1681 22 August 1660 – 29 April 1686
Philip Percivale 18 February 1675 12 January 1656 – 11 September 1680
Algernon Percy, 4th Duke of Northumberland 9 April 1818 16 December 1792 – ? 15 February 1865
Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of Northumberland 22 November 1900 29 May 1846 – 14 May 1918
Hugh Algernon Percy, 10th Duke of Northumberland 28 May 1970 7 April 1914 – 11 October 1988 Statute
Hugh Percy, 1st Duke of Northumberland 10 June 1736 1715 – 6 June 1786
Hugh Percy, 2nd Duke of Northumberland 6 March 1788 28 August 1742 – 10 July 1817
Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland 1 May 1823 ? 20 April 1785 – ? 12 February 1847
John Percy 22 April 1847 23 March 1817 – 19 June 1889 Metallurgist
Helio Gelli Pereira 15 March 1973 23 September 1918 – 16 August 1994
Jacob Rodrigue Pereira 24 January 1760 11 April 1715 – 15 September 1780
Jonathan Pereira 3 May 1838 22 May 1804 – 20 January 1853
Herbert Charles Pereira 20 March 1969 12 May 1913 – 19 December 2004
Pedro Alonzo Perez de Guzman, Duke of Medina-Sidonia 9 November 1749 1724–1779
Richard Nelson Perham 15 March 1984
Arthur George Perkin 11 June 1903 13 December 1861 – 30 May 1937
William Henry Perkin 7 June 1866 12 March 1838 – 14 July 1907
William Henry Perkin, Jr. 5 June 1890 17 June 1860 – 17 September 1929
Donald Hill Perkins 17 March 1966
Edward Arend Perkins 17 May 2007
Peter Perkins 5 February 1680 – 1680
Robert Cyril Layton Perkins 13 May 1920 15 November 1866 – 29 September 1955
William Philp Perrin 28 May 1772 c. 1742 – 29 April 1820
Christopher Miles Perrins 15 May 1997
Jean-Rodolphe Perronet 3 April 1788 9 October 1708 – 27 February 1794
John Perry 4 June 1885 15 February 1850 – 4 August 1920
Samuel Victor Perry 21 March 1974
Stephen Joseph Perry 4 June 1874 26 August 1833 – 27 December 1889
Walter Laing Macdonald Perry, Baron Perry of Walton 21 March 1985 16 January 1921 – 16 July 2003
William Perry 30 November 1678 c. 1650 – September 1696
William Persall 20 May 1663 7 October 1601 – Original
Geoffrey James Pert 9 March 1995
Max Ferdinand Perutz 18 March 1954 19 May 1914 – 6 February 2002, chemist, Nobel Prize (1962)
Robin Noel Perutz 20/05/2010
Joseph Ernest Petavel 2 May 1907 14 August 1873 – 31 March 1936
Norman James Petch 21 March 1974 14 February 1917 – 9 December 1992
David Keith Peters 9 March 1995
Rudolph Albert Peters 16 May 1935 13 April 1889 – 29 January 1982
Ole Holger Petersen 11 May 2000
John Bernard Pethica 13 May 1999
Jean Louis Petit 6 November 1729 13 March 1674 – 20 April 1750
John Lewis Petit 22 November 1759 1736 – 27 May 1780
Louis Hayes Petit 10 December 1807 ? 1774 – 13 November 1849
Pierre Petit 4 April 1667 ? 8 December 1594 – 20 August 1677 Physicist, Astronomer
James Petiver 27 November 1695 1663 – 2 April 1718
Charles Petley 22 February 1753 c. 1715 – July 1765
Richard Peto 16 March 1989 epidemiologist
Robert Edward Petre, 9th Baron Petre 6 April 1780 c. February 1742 – 2 July 1801
Robert James Petre, 8th Baron Petre 28 October 1731 3 June 1713 – 2 July 1742
William Henry Francis Petre, 11th Baron Petre 6 March 1817 22 January 1793 – 3 July 1850
William Matthew Flinders Petrie 5 June 1902 3 June 1853 – 28 July 1942
William Petrie 19 November 1795 fl 1795–1820
Michael Petrides 19 April 2012
Peter Pett 20 May 1663 6 August 1610 – ? 1672 Original
Peter Pett 20 May 1663 ? October 1630 – 1 April 1699 Original Lawyer
David Godfrey Pettifor 10 March 1994
James Bell Pettigrew 4 June 1868 26 May 1834 – 30 January 1908
John Douglas Pettigrew 19 March 1987
Thomas Joseph Pettigrew 1 February 1827 28 October 1791 – 23 November 1865
Max Pettini 20/05/2010
Roger Pettiward 23 November 1815 fl 1815–1832
Roger Pettiward 20 March 1755 – 18 April 1774
John Pettus 19 August 1663 c. 1613 – ? July 1685
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne 4 April 1811 2 July 1780 – 31 January 1863
Henry Petty, 1st Earl of Shelburne 30 November 1696 22 October 1675 – 17 April 1751
James Petty 6 June 1771 - 4 July 1822
William Petty 28 November 1660 26 May 1623 – 16 December 1687
Jean Andre Peyssonel 5 February 1756 19 June 1694 – ? 23 December 1758
Wilhelm Friedrich Philipp Pfeffer 25 November 1897 9 March 1845 – 31 January 1920
Leonard Bessemer Pfeil 15 March 1951 14 March 1898 – 16 February 1969
Baron Pfutschner 23 March 1732 fl 1732–1752
John Delafield Phelps 15 June 1815 c. 1765 – 19 December 1843 Barrister and antiquarian
Alexander Philip Wilson Philip 11 May 1826 15 October 1770 – ? 1851
Philip Duke of Edinburgh, consort of Queen Elizabeth II 3 May 1951 Statute
James Charles Philip 12 May 1921 13 February 1873 – 6 August 1941
John Robert Philip 21 March 1974 18 January 1927 – 26 June 1999
Erasmus Philipps 15 February 1727 8 November 1699 – 15 October 1743 MP for Haverfordwest
John Philipps 23 December 1742 1701 – 23 June 1764 MP for Carmarthen, etc.
Joseph Phillimore 13 February 1840 14 September 1775 – 24 January 1855
Thomas Phillipps 20 April 1820 2 July 1792 – 6 February 1872
Benjamin Phillips 18 December 1834 1805 – 11 June 1861 Surgeon
Charles Phillips 5 March 1829 – 1840 Captain, Royal Navy
Charles Garrett Phillips 21 March 1963 13 October 1916 – 9 September 1994
David Chilton Phillips, Baron Phillips of Ellesmere 16 March 1967 8 March 1924 – 23 February 1999
John Phillips 10 April 1834 25 December 1800 – 24 April 1874
John Arthur Phillips 2 June 1881 19 February 1822 – 4 January 1887
John Guest Phillips 19 March 1981 13 June 1933 – 14 March 1987
Owen Martin Phillips 21 March 1968 30 December 1930 – 13 October 2010 Earth Scientist, John Hopkins
Richard Phillips 14 March 1822 1778 – 11 May 1851
Thomas Phillips 28 January 1819 18 October 1770 – 20 April 1845
William Phillips 15 November 1827 10 May 1775 – 2 April 1828
Augustus Phipps 5 March 1812 1762–1826
Constantine Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave 12 December 1771 May 1744 – 10 October 1792
Giuseppe Piazzi 12 April 1804 16 July 1746 – 22 July 1826
Octavius Pickard-Cambridge 9 June 1887 3 November 1828 – 9 March 1917
Robert Howson Pickard 3 May 1917 27 September 1874 – 18 October 1949
Thomas Gerald Pickavance 18 March 1976 19 October 1915 – 12 November 1991
Percival Spencer Umfreville Pickering 5 June 1890 6 March 1858 – 5 December 1920
Roger Pickering 10 May 1744 c. 1720 – 18 May 1755
George White Pickering 24 March 1960 26 June 1904 – 3 September 1980
Jeremy David Pickett-Heaps 9 March 1995
George Richard Pickett 15 May 1997
John Anthony Pickett 14 March 1996
Lillian Mary Pickford 17 March 1966 14 August 1902 – 14 August 2002
Marie Joseph Louis d'Albert d'Ailly Picquigny 15 March 1764 1741–1793
Marc-Auguste Pictet 5 May 1791 23 July 1752 – 19 April 1825
Henry Pierrepont, 1st Marquess of Dorchester 20 May 1663 March 1607 – December 1680 Original
Arthur Leary Piggott 18 January 1787 19 October 1749 – 6 September 1819 Barrister and MP
Jacobus Pighius 29 April 1680 1647 – ? December 1682
Thomas Pigot 18 December 1679 1657 – 14 August 1686
Granado Pigott 2 June 1774 – 18 September 1802
Nathaniel Pigott 16 January 1772 1725 – 30 May 1804
Edward Roy Pike 19 March 1981
Henry Guy Ellcock Pilgrim 18 March 1943 24 December 1875 – 15 September 1943 Palaeontologist
Lionel Alexander Bethune Pilkington 20 March 1969 7 January 1920 – 5 May 1995
Colin Trevor Pillinger 11 March 1993
Alfred John Sutton Pippard 18 March 1954 6 April 1891 – 2 November 1969
Alfred Brian Pippard 15 March 1956
Norman Wingate Pirie 17 March 1949 1 July 1907 – 29 March 1997
David Pitcairn 11 April 1782 1 May 1749 – 17 April 1809
William Pitcairn 10 May 1770 1711 – 25 November 1791
Alexander Pitfeild 19 November 1684 ? 5 May 1658 – 19 October 1728
Henri Pitot 13 November 1740 31 May 1695 – 27 December 1771
Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers 1 June 1876 14 April 1827 – 4 May 1900
Rosalind Venetia Pitt-Rivers 18 March 1954 4 March 1907 – 14 January 1990
John Pitt 9 November 1775 ? 1706–1787
Robert Pitt 20 December 1682 1653 – ? 13 January 1713
Harry Raymond Pitt 21 March 1957 3 June 1914 – 8 October 2005
William Morton Pitt 25 January 1787 17 May 1754 – 28 February 1836 MP for Poole & Dorset
William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham 26 January 1744 15 November 1708 – 11 May 1778
Andrew Joseph Planta 15 March 1770 – 1773
Joseph Planta 17 February 1774 22 February 1744 – 3 December 1827 (Librarian)
Harry Hemley Plaskett 7 May 1936 5 July 1893 – 26 January 1980
John Stanley Plaskett 3 May 1923 17 November 1865 – 17 October 1941
Joshua Platt 23 December 1762 c. 1696 – 26 December 1776
Trevor Charles Platt 14 May 1998
Thomas Alexander Evelyn Platts-Mills 20/05/2010
Thomas Player 27 November 1673 – 14 January 1686
John Playfair 5 February 1807 10 March 1748 – 20 July 1819
Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair 9 June 1848 21 May 1818 – 29 May 1898
Edward Pleydell-Bouverie 19 February 1863 26 April 1818 – 16 December 1889
Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie, 2nd Earl of Radnor 12 February 1795 4 March 1750 – 27 January 1828
Henry George Plimmer 5 May 1910 29 January 1856 – 22 June 1918
Robert Plot 6 December 1677 ? December 1640 – 30 April 1696
Gordon David Plotkin 12 March 1992
William Henry Chicheley Plowden 15 April 1847 ? 21 April 1787 – 29 March 1880
Walter Plowright 19 March 1981 23 July 1923 – 19 February 2010 Microbiologist
Raymond Alan Plumb 14 May 1998
Thomas Plumer 6 March 1794 10 October 1753 – 24 March 1824
Henry Crozier Keating Plummer 13 May 1920 24 October 1875 – 30 September 1946
Henry Plumptre 1 December 1707 – 26 November 1746
Horace Curzon Plunkett 19 June 1902 24 October 1854 – 26 March 1932
Thomas Pockley 11 September 1661 – 1661 Original
Henry Cabourn Pocklington 2 May 1907 28 January 1870 – 15 May 1952
Reginald Innes Pocock 4 May 1911 4 March 1863 – 9 August 1947
George Pocock 10 March 1791 15 October 1765 – 14 July 1840 MP Bridgwater
Thomas Pocock 22 February 1727 15 June 1672–1745 Clergyman
Richard Pococke 11 February 1742 1704 – September 1765
Martin Odlanicky Poczobut 30 May 1771 31 October 1728 – 8 February 1810
Joseph Louis de Podmanctzky 8 June 1780 29. July 1756 - 11. May 1823[4]
Siméon Denis Poisson 12 March 1818 21 June 1781 – 25 April 1840
Pierre Isaac Poissonnier 2 June 1774 5 July 1720 – 15 September 1798 Physician and Chemist
Paul Emanuel Polani 15 March 1973
John Charles Polanyi 18 March 1971 chemist, Nobel Prize (1986)
Michael Polanyi 16 March 1944 13 March 1891 – 22 February 1976, chemist and philosopher
Reginald Pole-Carew 24 April 1788 28 July 1753 – 3 January 1835
Charles Morice Pole 29 May 1800 18 January 1757 – 6 September 1830
William Pole 6 June 1861 22 April 1814 – 30 December 1900
William Pole 9 April 1829 6 July 1798 – 29 July 1884 Barrister
Giovanni, Marquis Poleni 30 November 1710 23 August 1683 – ? 14 November 1761
Richard Poley 15 April 1725 – 23 January 1770
Ernest John Christopher Polge 17 March 1983 16 August 1926 – 17 August 2006
Joseph Poli 6 May 1779 ? 24 October 1746 – 7 April 1825
Martyn Poliakoff 9 May 2002
John Charlton Polkinghorne 21 March 1974
James Arthur Pollock 11 May 1916 17 November 1865 – 24 May 1922
Martin Rivers Pollock 15 March 1962 10 December 1914 – 21 December 1999
David Pollock 9 April 1829 2 September 1780 – 22 May 1847
Jonathan Frederick Pollock 29 February 1816 23 September 1783 – 23 August 1870
Allan Pollok 22 January 1767 – 1803
Arthur Pond 28 May 1752 c. 1705 – 9 September 1758 Portrait Painter
John Pond 26 February 1807 1767 – 7 September 1836
Bruce Anthony John Ponder 10 May 2001
Michael Poniatowski 31 March 1791 1736 – 12 August 1794 Royal
Stanislaus Augustus Pontiatowsky, King of Poland 11 December 1766 1733 – 12 February 1798 Royal Fellow
William Francis Spencer Ponsonby, 1st Baron de Mauley 2 February 1832 31 July 1787 – 16 May 1855
Guido Pontecorvo 17 March 1955 29 November 1907 – 25 September 1999
Edward Poore 9 July 1772 1745–1803
William Jackson Pope 5 June 1902 ? 31 March 1870 – 17 October 1939
Stephen Bailey Pope 17 May 2007
Walter Pope 20 May 1663 c. 1627 – 25 June 1714 Original
Home Riggs Popham 18 April 1799 12 October 1762 – 10 September 1820
George Joseph Popjak 16 March 1961 5 May 1914 – 30 December 1998
John Anthony Pople 16 March 1961 31 October 1925 – 15 March 2004
Karl Raimund Popper 17 June 1976 29 July 1902 – 17 September 1994 Statute, philosopher of science
Henry Popple 28 April 1737 – 27 September 1743
Robert Porrett 9 June 1848 22 September 1783 – 25 November 1868
Alfred William Porter 4 May 1911 12 November 1863 – 11 January 1939
George Richardson Porter 18 January 1838 29 June 1790 – 3 September 1852
George Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham 24 March 1960 6 December 1920 – 31 August 2002
Helen Kemp Porter 15 March 1956 10 November 1899 – 7 December 1987
James Porter 11 May 1749 1710 – 9 December 1776 Diplomat and mathemaatician
Rodney Robert Porter 19 March 1964 8 October 1917 – 6 September 1985
Joseph Ellison Portlock 8 June 1837 30 September 1794 – 14 February 1864
Sir William Portman, 6th Baronet 28 December 1664 5 September 1643 – 20 March 1690
Benito de Moura Portuga 5 February 1741 1702–1776
Adrian Frank Posnette 18 March 1971 11 January 1914 – 17 July 2004
George Henry Poste 15 May 1997
John Raymond Postgate 17 March 1977 Microbiologist
James Postlethwayt 7 February 1754 - 6 September 1761
Percivall Pott 5 April 1764 6 January 1714 – 22 December 1788
Edmund Potter 5 June 1856 1802 – 26 October 1883
Francis Potter 18 March 1663 29 May 1594 – April 1678
Thomas Potter 16 December 1784 1740 – 14 November 1801
John Poulett, 1st Earl Poulett 29 January 1713 ? 1668 – 28 May 1743
Edward Bagnall Poulton 6 June 1889 27 January 1856 – 20 November 1943
James Pound 20 December 1699 1669 – 16 November 1724
Kenneth Alwyne Pounds 19 March 1981
Thomas Povey 20 May 1663 c. 1615 – c. 1702 Original
Alan Richard Powell 19 March 1953 6 March 1894 – 11 October 1975
Baden Powell 13 May 1824 22 August 1796 – 11 June 1860
Cecil Frank Powell 17 March 1949 5 December 1903 – 9 August 1969
Herbert Marcus Powell 19 March 1953 7 August 1906 – 10 March 1991
Michael James David Powell 17 March 1983
Thomas Philip Stroud Powell 16 March 1978 14 July 1923 – 8 February 1996
William Samuel Powell 16 February 1764 27 September 1717 – 19 January 1775
Henry Power 1 July 1663 1623 – 23 December 1668
Philip Power 26 May 2005
William Henry Power 13 June 1895 15 December 1842 – 28 July 1916
Henry Powle 20 May 1663 ? October 1630 – 21 November 1692 Original
Richard Powle 20 May 1663 ? July 1628 – ? July 1678 Original
Thomas Pownall 9 April 1772 1723 – 25 February 1805
Fiona Margaret Powrie 19/05/2011
Littleton Powys 30 November 1724 c. 1648 – 16 March 1732
John Henry Poynting 7 June 1888 9 September 1852 – 30 March 1914
David Prain 11 May 1905 11 July 1857 – 16 March 1944
Ghillean Tolmie Prance 11 March 1993
Benjamin Pratt 7 April 1708 - 3 May 1715
Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden 8 April 1742 ? March 1714 – 18 April 1794
John Henry Pratt 7 June 1866 4 June 1809 – 28 December 1871
Samuel Peace Pratt 27 January 1842 6 November 1789 – 22 September 1863
William Henry Preece 2 June 1881 16 February 1834 – 6 November 1913
David Preiss 27 May 2004
Vladimir Prelog 3 May 1962 23 July 1906 – 6 January 1998
James Arthur Prescott 15 March 1951 8 October 1890 – 6 February 1987
Jacob Preston 17 June 1773 – 23 October 1787
Reginald Dawson Preston 18 March 1954 21 July 1908 – 3 May 2000
Thomas Preston 9 June 1898 23 May 1860 – 7 March 1900
William Preston 25 June 1778 – 19 April 1789 Bishop of Leighlin and Ferns
Joseph Prestwich 2 June 1853 12 March 1812 – 23 June 1896
Bartholomew Price 3 June 1852 14 May 1818 – 29 December 1898
James Price 10 May 1781 1752 – ? 8 August 1783
Richard Price 5 December 1765 24 February 1723 – 19 April 1791
Richard Parry Price 3 May 1781 1738 – 14 May 1782
Thomas Slater Price 15 May 1924 24 August 1875 – 29 October 1949 Physical chemist
William Price 22 March 1753 fl 1752–1771
William Charles Price 19 March 1959 1 April 1909 – 10 March 1993
William Geraint Price 17 March 1988
James Cowles Prichard 8 February 1827 12 February 1786 – ? 23 December 1848
Benjamin Prideaux 11 December 1746 – 22 July 1795
Eric Ronald Priest 9 May 2002
Charles Henry Brian Priestley 16 March 1967 8 July 1915 – 18 May 1998
Joseph Priestley 12 June 1766 14 March 1733 – 6 February 1804
Samuel Prime 21 March 1776 fl 1776–1788
Archibald John Primose, 4th Earl of Rosebery 1 April 1819 14 October 1783 – 4 March 1868
Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery 10 June 1886 7 May 1847 – 21 May 1929
John William Sutton Pringle 18 March 1954 22 July 1912 – 2 November 1982
Robert Pringle 28 April 1785 – 17 June 1793
John Pringle 31 October 1745 10 April 1707 – 18 January 1782
James Prinsep 20 November 1828 1799 – 22 April 1840
George Thurland Prior 2 May 1912 16 December 1862 – 8 March 1936
Matthew Prior 23 March 1698 21 July 1664 – 18 September 1721
Charles Pritchard 6 February 1840 30 February 1808 – 28 May 1893
Joseph Privat de Molières 16 January 1729 1677 – 12 May 1742
Henry Proby 20 May 1663 fl 1646–1664 Original
John Joshua Proby, 1st Earl of Carysfort 4 February 1779 12 August 1751 – 7 April 1828
Henry Richardson Procter 3 May 1923 6 May 1848 – 17 August 1927
Michael Richard Edward Proctor 18 May 2006
Nicholas Jarvis Proudfoot 26 May 2005
Joseph Proudman 7 May 1925 30 December 1888 – 26 June 1975
William Prout 11 March 1819 15 January 1785 – 9 April 1850
Maurice Henry Lecorney Pryce 15 March 1951 24 January 1913 – 24 July 2003
Abraham de la Pryme 18 March 1702 15 January 1672 – 13 June 1704
Richard John Puddephatt 14 May 1998
William John Pugh 15 March 1951 28 July 1892 – 18 March 1974
Alfred Grenville Pugsley 20 March 1952 13 May 1903 – 7 March 1998
Moise Pujolas 18 December 1695 - ? 1729
Richard Pulteney 25 November 1762 18 February 1730 – 13 October 1801
William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath 15 November 1744 22 March 1684 – ? 8 July 1764
Richard Julius Pumphrey 16 March 1950 3 September 1906 – 25 August 1967
Reginald Crundall Punnett 2 May 1912 20 June 1875 – 3 January 1967
Thomas Purdie 13 June 1895 27 January 1843 – 14 December 1916
Apollon Moussin Puschkin 14 November 1799 – 1805
Peter Nicholas Pusey 14 March 1996
Philip Pusey 27 May 1830 25 June 1799 – 9 July 1855
Henry Putman 8 January 1767 - 1 March 1797
Philip Henry Pye-Smith 4 June 1886 30 August 1839 – 23 May 1914
David Randall Pye 6 May 1937 30 April 1886 – 20 February 1960
Sir Robert Pye 11 January 1727 c. 1696 – 23 May 1734 Clergyman/Baronet
John Adrian Pyle 27 May 2004
Frank Lee Pyman 11 May 1922 9 April 1882 – 1 January 1944

Q[edit]

Name Election Date Notes
Richard Quain 29 February 1844 July 1800 – 15 September 1887
Sir Richard Quain 8 June 1871 30 October 1816 – 13 March 1898
Juda Hirsch Quastel 14 March 1940 2 October 1899 – 16 October 1987, biochemist
William Quatremain 20 May 1663 c. 1618 – ? June 1667 Original
John Rodney Quayle 16 March 1978
John Thomas Quekett 7 June 1860 11 August 1815 – 20 August 1861
François Quesnay 28 May 1752 ? 4 June 1694 – ? 16 December 1774
Terence John Quinn 9 May 2002

R[edit]

Name Election Date Notes
Terence Howard Rabbitts 19 March 1987
Benton Seymour Rabinovitch 19 March 1987 19 February 1919 – 2 August 2014 chemist
Robert Russell Race 20 March 1952 28 November 1907 – 15 April 1984 geneticist
Thomas Rackett 17 February 1803 1756 – 29 November 1840
George Karoly Radda 20 March 1980
Sheena Radford 30/04/2014
Richard Rado 16 March 1978 28 April 1906 – 23 December 1989, combinatorics, graph theory
John Rae 3 June 1880 30 September 1813 – 22 July 1893
Martin Charles Raff 21 March 1985
Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles 20 March 1817 ? 5 July 1781 – 5 July 1826
Michael Augustine Raftery 20 March 1986
Madabusi Santanam Raghunathan 11 May 2000
Atta ur Rahman 18 May 2006
Matthew Raine 17 February 1803 20 May 1760 – 17 September 1811
Reginald Charles Rainey 20 March 1975 18 June 1913 – 18 January 1990
Peter Rainger 18 March 1982
John Sprat Rainier 28 January 1819 – 13 November 1822
Charles Rainsford 13 May 1779 4 February 1728 – 24 May 1809
Geoffrey Raisman 10 May 2001
Harold Raistrick 3 May 1934 26 November 1890 – 8 March 1971
Gopalasamudram Narayana Ramachandran 17 March 1977 8 October 1922 – 7 April 2001
Robert Ramage 12 March 1992
Tiruppattur Venkatachalamurti Ramakrishnan 11 May 2000
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan 15 May 2003
Vulimiri Ramalingaswami 20 March 1986 8 August 1921 – 28 May 2001
Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman 15 May 1924 7 November 1888 – 21 November 1970, Nobel Laureate in physics (1929)
Srinivasa Aaiyangar Ramanujan 2 May 1918 22 December 1887 – 26 April 1920
Arthur Alcock Rambaut 14 June 1900 21 September 1859 – 14 October 1923
Andrew Michael Ramsay 11 December 1729 9 July 1686 – 6 May 1743
Donald Allan Ramsay 16 March 1978
James Arthur Ramsay 17 March 1955 6 September 1909 – 4 February 1988 Zoologist, Cambridge UNiv.
John G. Ramsay 15 March 1973
Andrew Crombie Ramsay 7 June 1849 31 January 1814 – 9 December 1891
William Ramsay 7 June 1888 2 October 1852 – 23 July 1916
John Ramsbottom 24 June 1819 - 8 October 1845
Jesse Ramsden 12 January 1786 6 October 1735 – 5 November 1800
John Ranby 30 November 1724 1703 – 28 August 1773
Isaac Rand 5 November 1719 1674–1743
John Turton Randall 21 March 1946 23 March 1905 – 16 June 1984
Philip John Randle 17 March 1983 16 July 1926 – 26 September 2006
John Randolph, Bishop of London 19 December 1811 6 July 1749 – 28 July 1813
Mark Felton Randolph 19/05/2011
Humphrey Peter Rang 20 March 1980
Alexander Oliver Rankine 3 May 1934 8 December 1881 – ? 19 January 1956
William John Macquorn Rankine 2 June 1853 5 July 1820 – 24 December 1872
William Henry Ransom 2 June 1870 19 November 1824 – 16 April 1907 Physician and Geologist
Arthur Ransome 12 June 1884 12 February 1834 – 25 July 1922
Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao 16 March 1967
Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao 18 March 1982
Henry Stanley Raper 2 May 1929 5 March 1882 – 12 December 1951
Matthew Raper 30 May 1754 – 1778
Matthew Raper 6 March 1783 1742 – 26 November 1826 Antiquarian
Ralph Alexander Raphael 15 March 1962 1 January 1921 – 27 April 1998
Joseph Raphson 30 November 1689 - ? 1716
Philip Rashleigh 29 May 1788 28 December 1729 – 26 June 1811, mineralogist
William Rashleigh 15 December 1814 11 January 1777 – 14 May 1855
Rudolf Eric Raspe 1 June 1769 1737–1794
John Urpeth Rastrick 19 January 1837 26 January 1780 – 1 November 1856
Cyrille Grigoryevitch Rasumousky 24 April 1755 28 March 1726–1803
John Ashworth Ratcliffe 15 March 1951 12 December 1902 – 25 October 1987
Peter John Ratcliffe 9 May 2002
Joseph Raulin 12 May 1763 19 March 1708 – 12 April 1784
David Ravaud 21 May 1747 28 September 1718 – 18 November 1776
John Albert Raven 15 March 1990
Gordon Hindle Rawcliffe 16 March 1972 2 June 1910 – 3 September 1979
Francis Rawdon Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings
and 2nd Earl of Moira
3 May 1787 9 December 1754 – 28 November 1826
John Rawdon, 1st Earl of Moira 12 April 1744 17 March 1720 – 20 June 1793
Giles Rawlins 26 December 1660 – 18 August 1662 Original
Henry Creswicke Rawlinson 6 June 1850 11 April 1810 – 5 March 1895
Richard Rawlinson 29 July 1714 3 January 1690 – 6 April 1755
Thomas Rawlinson 23 October 1712 25 March 1681 – 6 August 1725 London barrister
Walter Rawlinson 30 March 1775 – 13 March 1805
John Ray 7 November 1667 29 November 1627 – 17 January 1705
Robert Raymond, 2nd Baron Raymond 7 February 1740 c. 1717 – 19 September 1756
Guillaume Thomas Raynal 30 May 1754 12 April 1713 – 6 March 1796
Edward Peter Raynes 19 March 1987
Geoffrey Vincent Raynor 19 March 1959 2 October 1913 – 20 October 1983
David John Read 15 March 1990
Frank Henry Read 15 March 1984
Herbert Harold Read 16 March 1939 17 December 1889 – 29 March 1970
John Read 16 May 1935 18 February 1884 – 21 January 1963
Randy Read 30/04/2014 Professor of Protein Crystallography, University of Cambridge
Henry Reade 21 January 1748 1716 – 13 December 1762
Joseph Bancroft Reade 8 February 1838 5 April 1801 – 12 December 1870
Robert Reading 2 November 1671 c. 1640 – ? March 1689
Richard Edmund Reason 18 March 1971 21 December 1903 – 20 March 1987
Rene-Antoine Ferchault de Reaumur 9 November 1738 29 February 1683 – ? 17 October 1757
Giambattista Recanati 30 June 1720 19 September 1687 – 16 or 17 November 1734
Sigismund Ehrenreich Redern 14 November 1765 1720 – 1 July 1789
Roderick Oliver Redman 21 March 1946 17 July 1905 – 6 March 1975
Edward James Reed 1 June 1876 20 September 1830 – 30 November 1906
Abraham Rees 1 June 1786 1743 – 9 June 1825
Charles Wayne Rees 21 March 1974 15 October 1927 – 21 September 2006
David Rees 21 March 1968 29 May 1918 – 16 Aug 2013 Mathematician
David Allan Rees 19 March 1981 Chemist
Florence Gwendolen Rees 18 March 1971 3 July 1906 – 4 October 1994
George Owen Rees 2 February 1843 November 1813 – 27 May 1889
Hubert Rees 18 March 1976
Martin Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow 15 March 1979
Susan Mary Rees 9 May 2002
Colin Bernard Reese 19 March 1981
John Reeves 12 June 1817 1 May 1774 – 22 March 1856 naturalist
John Reeves 18 March 1790 ? 1752 – 7 August 1829
John Russell Reeves 6 February 1834 10 January 1804 – 1 May 1877
Charles Tate Regan 3 May 1917 2 February 1878 – 12 January 1943
Edward Reich 19 March 1981
Clement Reid 1 June 1899 6 January 1853 – 10 December 1916
Edward Waymouth Reid 9 June 1898 11 October 1862 – 10 March 1948
Kenneth Bannerman Milne Reid 15 May 1997
Miles Anthony Reid 9 May 2002
Thomas Reid 18 December 1806 - April 1824 Director East India Company
William Reid 21 February 1839 25 April 1791 – 31 October 1858
Wolf Reik 20/05/2010
Arnold William Reinold 7 June 1883 19 June 1843 – 11 April 1921
Ernest Frederick Relf 7 May 1936 2 October 1888 – 25 February 1970
Richard Relhan 6 December 1787 1754 – 28 March 1823
James Meadows Rendel 23 February 1843 December 1799 – 21 November 1856
Alfred Barton Rendle 6 May 1909 19 January 1865 – 11 January 1938
James Rennell 8 March 1781 3 December 1742 – 29 March 1830
Thomas Rennell 25 April 1822 9 February 1754 – 31 March 1840
George Rennie 21 March 1822 3 December 1791 – 30 March 1866
James Rennie 22 May 1845 27 February 1787 – 25 August 1867
John Rennie the Elder 29 March 1798 7 June 1761 – 4 October 1821
John Rennie the Younger 12 June 1823 30 August 1794 – 3 September 1874
Didacus de Revillas 13 June 1734 fl 1734
Bullen Reymes 17 October 1667 28 December 1613 – 18 December 1672
Samuel Reynardson 11 March 1742 1704 – 18 November 1797
Edward Osmund Royle Reynolds 11 March 1993
Henry Revell Reynolds 17 May 1781 26 September 1745 – 22 October 1811
James Emerson Reynolds 3 June 1880 9 January 1844 – ? 18 February 1920
Osborne Reynolds 7 June 1877 24 August 1842 – 21 February 1912
John Russell Reynolds 3 June 1869 22 May 1828 – 29 May 1896
Joshua Reynolds 15 January 1761 17 July 1723 – 23 February 1792
Abondio Rezzonico 6 June 1776 1742–1815
David William Rhind 9 May 2002
Daniela Rhodes 17 May 2007
John David Rhodes 11 March 1993
Harry Ralph Ricardo 2 May 1929 26 January 1885 – 18 May 1974
Thomas Maurice Rice 9 May 2002
Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle 29 April 1841 9 February 1790 – 7 February 1866
Daniel Rich 16 June 1743 c. 1711–1768
Francis John Richards 18 March 1954 1 October 1901 – 2 January 1965
George Henry Richards 7 June 1866 13 January 1820 – 14 November 1896
Owain Westmacott Richards 19 March 1959 31 December 1901 – 9 November 1984
Rex Edward Richards 19 March 1959
Richard Richards 14 February 1793 5 November 1752 – 11 November 1823
Archibald Read Richardson 21 March 1946 21 August 1881 – 4 November 1954
Benjamin Ward Richardson 6 June 1867 31 October 1828 – 21 November 1896
Frederick Denys Richardson 21 March 1968 17 September 1913 – 8 September 1983
Guy Peel Richardson 15 May 2009
John Richardson 24 February 1825 5 November 1787 – 5 June 1865
Lewis Fry Richardson 6 May 1926 11 October 1881 – 30 September 1953
Owen Willans Richardson 1 May 1913 27 April 1879 – 15 February 1959
Peter Damian Richardson 20 March 1986
Richard Richardson 23 October 1712 6 September 1663 – 21 April 1741 Yorkshire Botanist
Robert Richardson 25 February 1779 1732 – 27 September 1781 Prebendary Lincoln Cathedral
Thomas Richardson 7 June 1866 8 October 1816 – 10 July 1867 Chemist, Durham Univ
James Ernest Richey 17 March 1938 24 April 1886 – 19 June 1968
Herbert William Richmond 4 May 1911 17 July 1863 – 22 April 1948 Mathematician, King's College
Mark Henry Richmond 20 March 1980
Charles Milner Ricketts 23 March 1820 21 April 1776 – 7 September 1867
Alan Bernard Rickinson 15 May 1997
John Rickman 27 April 1815 22 August 1771 – 11 August 1840
Charles James Buchanan Riddell 13 January 1842 19 November 1817 – 25 January 1903
Eric Keightley Rideal 15 May 1930 11 April 1890 – 25 September 1974
George Ridge 5 July 1810 – 17 October 1824
Brian Kidd Ridley 10 March 1994
Henry Nicholas Ridley 2 May 1907 10 December 1855 – 24 October 1956
Nicholas Harold Lloyd Ridley 20 March 1986 10 July 1906 – 25 May 2001
Loren Henry Rieseberg 20/05/2010
Stephen Peter Rigaud 13 June 1805 12 August 1774 – 16 March 1839
Peter William Jack Rigby 20/05/2010 Molecular Biologist
Robert Rigg 25 April 1839 4 June 1792 – 26 February 1861
Ralph Riley 16 March 1967 23 October 1924 – 27 August 1999
Claude Rimington 18 March 1954 17 November 1902 – 8 August 1993
Sydney Ringer 4 June 1885 1835 – 14 October 1910
John Robert Ringrose 17 March 1977
Alfred Edward Ringwood 16 March 1972 19 April 1930 – 12 November 1993
Falco Rinuccini 26 March 1747 fl 1747
Edward Riou 5 May 1796 c. 1758 – April 1801
Ludovicus a Ripa 3 July 1718 – 1746
John Rishbeth 21 March 1974 10 July 1918 – 1 June 1991
Joseph Murdoch Ritchie 18 March 1976
William Ritchie 8 May 1828 c. 1790 – 15 September 1837
David Rittenhouse 16 April 1795 8 April 1732 – 26 June 1796
William Halse Rivers Rivers 7 May 1908 12 March 1864 – 4 June 1922
Albert Cherbury David Rivett 20 March 1941 4 December 1885 – 1 April 1961
August Quirinus Rivinus 30 November 1703 9 December 1652 – 30 December 1723
John van Rixtel 20 December 1739 – 1774
David Riz 5 June 1766 fl 1766–1783
Ezio Rizzardo 20/05/2010
Charles Bodvile Robartes, 2nd Earl of Radnor 30 November 1693 26 July 1660 – 3 August 1723
Francis Robartes 11 December 1673 ? January 1650 – 3 February 1718
John Robartes, 1st Earl of Radnor and Viscount Bodmin 14 November 1666 1606 – 17 July 1685
John Robartes, 4th Earl of Radnor 16 March 1732 c. 1686 – 15 July 1757
Russell Robartes 30 November 1703 c. 1672–1724 MP for Bodmin
Alfred Arthur Robb 12 May 1921 18 January 1873 – 13 December 1936
Michael Alfred Robb 11 May 2000
Trevor William Robbins 26 May 2005
William Chandler Roberts-Austen 3 June 1875 3 March 1843 – 22 November 1902
Derek Harry Roberts 20 March 1980
Edward Roberts 12 December 1799 c. 1763 – 21 November 1846 Physician St Barts
Gareth Gwyn Roberts 15 March 1984 16 May 1940 – 6 February 2007
Gilbert Roberts 18 March 1965 19 February 1899 – 1 January 1978
Isaac Roberts 5 June 1890 27 January 1829 – 17 July 1904
John Alexander Fraser Roberts 21 March 1963 8 September 1899 – 15 January 1987
John Keith Roberts 19 March 1942 16 April 1897 – 26 April 1944
Lewis Edward John Roberts 18 March 1982 31 January 1922 - 10 April 2012
Paul Harry Roberts 15 March 1979
Richard John Roberts 9 March 1995
Roger Elliot Roberts 4 June 1801 c. 1753 – 9 August 1831
Samuel Roberts 6 June 1878 15 December 1827 – 18 September 1913 Solicitor
William Roberts 7 June 1877 18 March 1830 – 16 April 1899
Abraham Robertson 21 May 1795 4 November 1751 – 4 December 1826
Alan Robertson 19 March 1964 22 February 1920 – 25 April 1989
Alexander Robertson 20 March 1941 13 February 1896 – 9 February 1970 Prof of Chemistry, Liverpool Univ
Andrew Robertson 14 March 1940 30 January 1883 – 22 October 1977 Engineer
Archibald Robertson 11 February 1836 3 December 1789 – 19 October 1864
Elizabeth Jane Robertson 15 May 2003
James Robertson 13 December 1810 fl 1810–1830
John Robertson 17 December 1741 1712 – 11 December 1776 Royal Soc Librarian
John Monteath Robertson 22 March 1945 24 July 1900 – 27 December 1989
Muriel Robertson 20 March 1947 8 April 1883 – 14 June 1973
Robert Robertson 31 May 1804 1742–1829 physician
Robert Robertson 3 May 1917 17 April 1869 – 28 April 1949 chemist
Rutherford Ness Robertson 16 March 1961 29 September 1913 – 5 March 2001
Benjamin Robins 9 November 1727 1707 – 29 July 1751
Carol Vivien Robinson 27 May 2004
Derek Charles Robinson 10 March 1994 27 May 1941 – 2 December 2002
Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon 17 April 1828 30 October 1782 – 28 January 1859
George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon 24 May 1860 24 October 1827 – 9 July 1909
Gilbert Wooding Robinson 18 March 1948 7 November 1888 – 6 May 1950
Harold Roper Robinson 2 May 1929 26 November 1889 – 28 November 1955
Isaac Robinson 26 November 1829 – 26 May 1839
Margaret Scott Robinson 19 April 2012
Richard Robinson 23 November 1681 – 30 January 1733 Physician
Robert Robinson 13 May 1920 13 September 1886 – 8 February 1975
Robert Spencer Robinson 3 June 1869 6 January 1809 – 27 July 1889
Thomas Robinson 30 November 1726 c. 1703 – 3 March 1777
Stephen Joseph Robinson 18 March 1976
Tancred Robinson 19 November 1684 c. 1657 – 29 March 1748
Thomas Romney Robinson 5 June 1856 23 April 1792 – 28 February 1882
Robert Robison 15 May 1930 29 December 1883 – 18 June 1941
John Gair Robson 15 May 2003
Peter Neville Robson 19 March 1987 23 November 1930 – 10 January 2010 Prof of Electronic Engineering,Sheffield
Thomas Roby 15 April 1725 20 March 1689 – 28 August 1729
George Dixon Rochester 20 March 1958 5 February 1908 – 26 December 2001
John Davison Rockefeller 8 June 1939 30 January 1874 – 11 May 1960 Statute
Richard Roderick 21 June 1750 – 20 July 1756
John Roebuck 12 July 1764 1718 – 17 July 1794
Arthur William Rogers 2 May 1918 5 June 1872 – 23 June 1946
Charles Rogers 17 November 1757 2 August 1711 – 2 January 1784
Claude Ambrose Rogers 19 March 1959 1 November 1920 – 5 December 2005
George Rogers 19 November 1789 fl 1789–1816 Royal Navy Commissioner
Henry Darwin Rogers 3 June 1858 1 August 1808 – 29 May 1866
John Rogers 5 December 1839 9 November 1807 – 12 August 1867 Naturalist
John Rogers 13 April 1681 18 February 1647 – 9 May 1715 Clergyman
Joseph Rogers 15 June 1738 c. 1676 – ? 1757 Physician
Leonard James Rogers 15 May 1924 30 March 1862 – 12 September 1933
Samuel Rogers 17 November 1796 30 July 1763 – 18 December 1855
Leonard Rogers 11 May 1916 18 January 1868 – 16 September 1962
John Rogerson 6 May 1779 1741 – 21 December 1823 Physician to Catherine the Great
Peter Mark Roget 16 March 1815 18 January 1779 – 12 September 1869
Werner Wolfgang Rogosinski 18 March 1954 24 September 1894 – 23 July 1964
Ivan Maurice Roitt 17 March 1983 immunologist
John Gage Rokewode 8 April 1824 13 September 1786 – 14 October 1842
George Rolleston 5 June 1862 30 July 1829 – 16 June 1881
Paolo Antonio Rolli 11 December 1729 1687 – ? 1767
Thomas Rolt 14 December 1664 ? January 1641 – ? October 1672
George John Romanes 12 June 1879 ? 20 May 1848 – 23 May 1894
Robert Romer 14 December 1899 23 December 1840 – 19 March 1918
Isaac Romilly 12 May 1757 – 1759
David Ron 30/04/2014 Professor of Cellular Pathophysiology, Cambridge University
Francis Ronalds 1 February 1844 22 February 1788 – 8 August 1873
Denis Eric Rooke 16 March 1978
Lawrence Rooke 30 November 1660 13 March 1622 – 7 July 1662 Founder member
Thomas Gerald Room 20 March 1941 10 November 1902 – 2 April 1986
John Frederick Fitzgerald De Roos 9 June 1831 6 March 1804 – 19 June 1861
Warren Richard Roper 16 March 1989
Patrik Rorsman 30/04/2014 Professor of Diabetic Medicine, Oxford University
Henry Enfield Roscoe 4 June 1863 7 January 1833 – 18 December 1915
Francis Leslie Rose 21 March 1957 27 June 1909 – 2 March 1988
John Donald Rose 18 March 1971 2 January 1911 – 14 October 1976
George Rose 5 June 1834 1 May 1782 – 3 December 1873
William Rose 23 November 1786 1 January 1751 – 2 April 1829 Rector of Beckenham
Howard Harry Rosenbrock 18 March 1976 16 December 1920 – 21 October 2010 Prof of Control Engineering, Manchester
Walter Rosenhain 1 May 1913 24 August 1875 – 17 March 1934
Louis Rosenhead 21 March 1946 1 January 1906 – 10 November 1984
Max Leonard Rosenheim, Baron Rosenheim of Camden 25 May 1972 15 March 1908 – 2 December 1972
Otto Rosenheim 12 May 1927 29 November 1871 – 7 May 1955
Iver Rosenkrantz 11 June 1713 5 December 1674 – 13 November 1745
Daniel Ross 13 June 1822 11 November 1780 – 29 October 1849
Douglas Alan Ross 26 May 2005 physicist
Graham Garland Ross 14 March 1991
James Clark Ross 11 December 1828 15 April 1800 – 3 April 1862
John Ross 23 February 1758 ? 24 June 1719 – 14 August 1792
Patrick Ross 11 December 1794 c. 1740 – 24 August 1804 Military engineer and MP
Ronald Ross 6 June 1901 13 May 1857 – 16 September 1932
Janet Rossant 11 May 2000
Matthew Jonathan Rosseinsky 16 May 2008
Joseph Rotblat 9 March 1995 4 November 1908 – 31 August 2005, founder of Pugwash conference, Nobel Prize for Peace (1995)
Klaus Friedrich Roth 24 March 1960
Martin Roth 14 March 1996 6 November 1917 – 26 September 2006
Leonard Rotherham 21 March 1963 31 August 1913 – 23 March 2001
Miriam Louisa Rothschild 21 March 1985 5 August 1908 – 20 January 2005
Lionel Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild 23 November 1911 9 February 1868 – 27 August 1937
Nathaniel Mayer Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild 19 March 1953 31 October 1910 – 19 March 1990
Nancy Jane Rothwell 27 May 2004
Francis John Worsley Roughton 7 May 1936 6 June 1899 – 29 April 1972
George Leith Roupell 12 December 1839 18 September 1797 – 29 September 1854
Edward John Routh 6 June 1872 20 January 1831 – 7 June 1907
Frederick Maurice Rowe 22 March 1945 12 February 1891 – 8 December 1946
Henry Rowe 12 April 1739 – 1769
John Martin Rowell 16 March 1989
Ronald Rowe 2 May 2013
Arthur John Rowledge 20 March 1941 30 July 1876 – 12 December 1957
George Rowley 14 November 1811 4 April 1782 – 5 October 1836
John Rowley 9 February 1809 c. 1768 – 1 December 1824
John Shipley Rowlinson 19 March 1970 chemist
Lionel Edward Aston Rowson 15 March 1973 28 May 1914 – 26 July 1989
Charles Le Roy 31 May 1770 ? 12 February 1726 – ? 12 December 1779
Charles Smart Roy 12 June 1884 27 January 1854 – 4 October 1897
Jean Baptiste Le Roy 10 June 1773 15 August 1720 – ? 20 January 1800
William Roy 26 March 1767 4 May 1726 – 1 July 1790
Adrianus van Royen 27 June 1728 11 November 1704 – 28 February 1779
David van Royen 6 December 1759 ? 1727–1799
John Forbes Royle 6 April 1837 ? 1798 – 2 January 1858
George West Royston-Pigott 12 June 1873 ? 1 May 1817 – 14 September 1889 Physician
Arthur William Rucker 12 June 1884 23 October 1848 – 1 November 1915
Edward Rudge 31 January 1805 27 June 1763 – 3 September 1846
Edward Rudge 3 November 1726 22 October 1703 – 6 June 1763
Edward John Rudge 18 February 1847 30 May 1792 – 29 January 1861
James Rudge 17 November 1814 c. 1785–1852
Alan Walter Rudge 12 March 1992
Warren de la Rue 6 June 1850 15 January 1815 – ? 19 April 1889
Philip Charles Ruffles 14 May 1998
Siegfried Ruhemann 7 May 1914 4 January 1859–1942
Henry Wyldbore Rumsey 4 June 1874 3 July 1809 – 23 October 1876 Physician
Stanley Keith Runcorn 18 March 1965 19 November 1922 – ? 6 December 1995
Prince Rupert 22 March 1665 17 December 1619 – 29 November 1682 Royal
George Stanley Rushbrooke 18 March 1982 19 January 1915 – 14 December 1995
William Albert Hugh Rushton 18 March 1948 8 December 1901 – 21 June 1980
Alexander Russell 15 May 1924 15 July 1861 – 14 January 1943 Elec. engineer, College principal
Alexander Russell 6 May 1756 1715 – 28 November 1768 Naturalist
Archibald Edward Russell 19 March 1970 30 May 1904 – 29 May 1995
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell 7 May 1908 19 May 1872 – 2 February 1970
Edward John Russell 3 May 1917 31 October 1872 – 12 July 1965
Frederick Stratten Russell 17 March 1938 3 November 1897 – 5 June 1984
Francis Russell 15 March 1770 – 1795 Solicitor,India Board
Henry Chamberlaine Russell 4 June 1886 18 March 1836 – 22 February 1907
Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford 5 November 1908 20 February 1858 – 27 August 1940 Statute
Ian John Russell 16 March 1989
Jesse Watts Russell 7 June 1821 6 May 1786 – 26 March 1875
John Scott Russell 7 June 1849 8 May 1808 – 8 June 1882
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell 6 May 1847 18 August 1792 – 28 May 1878
John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford 11 March 1742 30 September 1710 – 15 January 1771
Michael Russell 25 March 1742 fl 1742–1767
Patrick Russell 27 November 1777 7 February 1727 – 2 July 1805
Philip St John Russell 26 May 2005 physicist
Richard Russell 13 February 1752 26 November 1687 – 19 December 1759
Robert Graham Goodwin Russell 16 May 2008
William Russell 5 April 1832 29 May 1773 – 26 September 1839Physician
William Russell 9 January 1777 – 1787 Levant Company Secretary
William Henry Leighton Russell 7 June 1866 26 August 1823 – 28 December 1891 Mathematician
William James Russell 6 June 1872 20 May 1830 – 12 November 1909 Chemist
Bill Rutherford 30/04/2014 Biochemist, Imperial College London
Ernest Rutherford, Baron Rutherford of Nelson 11 June 1903 30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937
Thomas Rutherford 27 January 1743 3 October 1712 – 5 October 1771
William Rutherford 1 June 1876 20 April 1839 – 21 February 1899
Michael Llewellyn Rutter 19 March 1987
William Rutty 30 June 1720 1687 – ? 10 June 1730
Melchior De Ruusscher 26 February 1730 fl 1730–1753
Friedrich Ruysch 9 June 1715 23 March 1638 – 22 February 1731
Edward Ryan 2 February 1860 28 August 1793 – 22 August 1875
John Ryan 19 April 1798 – 1808
Paul Rycaut 12 December 1666 ? 1628 – 16 November 1700 diplomat
John Walter Ryde 18 March 1948 15 April 1898 – 15 May 1961
Dudley Ryder, 2nd Earl of Harrowby 24 November 1853 ? 19 May 1798 – 19 November 1882
Martin Ryle 20 March 1952 27 September 1918 – 14 October 1984
Philip Ryley 15 July 1696 – 25 January 1733
Thomas Ryves 20 November 1760 – 24 July 1788

Foreign members[edit]

P[edit]

Name Election Date Notes
George Emil Palade 28 June 1984
Michele Parrinello 27 May 2004
Louis Pasteur 29 April 1869 27 December 1822 – 28 September 1895
Wolfgang Ernst Pauli 23 April 1953 25 April 1900 – ? 15 December 1958, Austrian-born U.S. Swedish physicist, Nobel Prize (1945)
Linus Carl Pauling 27 May 1948 29 February 1901 – 19 August 1994 Foreign Member
Ivan Petrovich Pavlov 6 June 1907 28 September 1849 – 27 February 1936 Foreign Member
Benjamin Peirce 25 November 1852 4 April 1809 – 6 October 1880
Jean Baptiste Perrin 28 February 1918 30 September 1870 – 17 April 1942
Hans Pettersson 26 April 1956 26 August 1888 – 25 January 1966
Richard Friedrich Johannes Pfeiffer 21 June 1928 27 March 1858 – 15 September 1947
Eduard Friedrich Wilhelm Pfluger 31 May 1888 ? 7 June 1828 – ? 17 March 1910
Charles Émile Picard 25 March 1909 24 July 1856 – ? 12 December 1941
Edward Charles Pickering 6 June 1907 20 July 1846 – 3 February 1919 Foreign Member
Alexander Pines 9 May 2002 chemist, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear magnetic resonance
Giovanni Antonio Amedeo Plana 15 March 1827 ? 8 November 1781 – 20 January 1864
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck 29 April 1926 23 April 1858 – 4 October 1947
Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau 24 November 1870 14 October 1801 – 15 September 1883
Julius Plücker 14 June 1855 16 July 1801 – 22 May 1868
Jules Henri Poincaré 26 April 1894 29 April 1854 – 17 July 1912
Louis Poinsot 25 November 1858 3 January 1777 – 5 December 1859
Jean Victor Poncelet 5 May 1842 1 July 1788 – 22 December 1867
Philippe Gustave Doulcet de Pontecoulant 6 June 1833 1795 – 21 July 1874
Vincent Poor 30/04/2014
Albert Marcel Germain René Portevin 1 May 1952 1 November 1880 – 12 April 1962
Ludwig Prandtl 21 June 1928 5 February 1875 – 15 August 1953 Foreign Member
Frank Press 27 June 1985 U.S. geophysicist, President of United States National Academy of Sciences (1981–1993)
Pierre Prevost 17 April 1806 3 March 1751 – 8 April 1839
Gaspard Clair François Marie Riche de Prony 12 March 1818 ? 11 July 1755 – 29 July 1839
Stanley Ben Prusiner 15 May 1997 U.S. scientist, Nobel Prize for Medicine (1997)
Edward Mills Purcell 29 June 1989 30 August 1912 – 7 March 1997
Johannes Evangelista Purkyne 21 November 1850 17 December 1787 – 28 July 1869

Q[edit]

Name Election Date Notes
Calvin Forrest Quate 9 March 1995
Lambert Adolphe Jacques Quetelet 30 May 1839 22 February 1796 – 17 February 1874
Georg Hermann Quincke 3 April 1879 19 November 1834 – 13 January 1924

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Name Election Date Notes
Michael Oser Rabin 17 May 2007
Santiago Ramon y Cajal 25 March 1909 1 May 1852 – 17 October 1934
Martin Heinrich Rathke 14 June 1855 25 August 1793 – ? 3 September 1860
Peter Raven 9 May 2002
Henri Victor Regnault 25 November 1852 21 July 1810 – 19 January 1878
Tadeus Reichstein 1 May 1952 20 July 1897 – 1 August 1996 Polish-born Switzerland chemist, Nobel Prize for Medicine (1950)[5]
Otto Renner 28 April 1955 25 April 1883 – 8 July 1960
Magnus Gustaf Retzius 6 June 1907 17 October 1842 – 21 July 1919
James Robert Rice 14 March 1996
Alfred Newton Richards 18 June 1942 22 March 1876 – 24 March 1966
Theodore William Richards 26 June 1919 31 January 1868 – 2 April 1928
Ferdinand von Richthofen 27 November 1902 5 May 1833 – 6 October 1905
Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann 14 June 1866 17 September 1826 – 20 July 1866
Augusto Righi 6 June 1907 27 August 1850 – 8 June 1920
Carl Ritter 30 March 1848 7 August 1779 – 28 September 1859
Auguste Arthur de la Rive 23 April 1846 9 October 1801 – 27 November 1873
Alfred Sherwood Romer 24 April 1969 28 December 1894 – 5 November 1973
Gustav Rose 14 June 1866 18 March 1798 – 15 July 1873
Heinrich Rose 5 May 1842 6 August 1795 – 27 January 1864
Otto August Rosenberger 4 June 1835 10 August 1800 – 23 January 1890
Michael G. Rossmann 14 March 1996
Francis Peyton Rous 23 May 1940 6 October 1879 – 16 February 1970 Foreign Member
Pierre Paul Emile Roux 26 June 1913 17 December 1853 – 3 November 1933
Frank Sherwood Rowland 27 May 2004
Henry Augustus Rowland 5 December 1889 27 November 1848 – 16 April 1901
Carlo Rubbia 28 June 1984
Gerald Mayer Rubin 17 May 2007
Karl Ludwig Christian Rumker 14 June 1855 28 May 1788 – 21 December 1862
Henry Norris Russell 17 June 1937 26 October 1877 – 18 February 1957 Foreign Member
Leopold Ružička 18 June 1942 13 September 1887 – 26 September 1976
Janne Robert Rydberg 28 June 1919 8 November 1854 – 19 December 1919

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