Royal Society of South Africa

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The Royal Society of South Africa is a learned society composed of eminent South African scientists and academics. The Society was granted its royal charter by King Edward VII in 1908, nearly a century after Capetonians first began to conceive of a national scholarly society. The 1877 founder and first President of the Society was Sir Bartle Frere (1815–1884).

Fellows are entitled to the post-nominal letters FRSSAf.

See also[edit]

Sir Henry Bartle Frere, 1st Bt
by Sir George Reid

External links[edit]

Official website: