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Past Honorary Members

Honorary Membership was limited to 10 from 1890-1900, and to 15 from 1901 onwards. Corresponding Membership was a lesser class of Honoris causa membership in the early years. A few honorary members, such as Barnard, were first made corresponding members for a short time before being recommissioned as honorary members.


There are 100 past honorary members.

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Name Nation(s)sort icon Start End
Henry, M. Paul France 1894 1905
Hertzsprung, Prof. Ejnar Denmark 1946 1967
Strömgren, Prof. Bengt G. Denmark 1968 1987
Mitchell, Prof. Samuel Canada/USA 1958 1960
Morrison, Dr. Joseph Canada/USA 1891 1898
Plaskett, Prof. Harry H. Canada/United Kingdom 1961 1979
Russell, Rev. Norman H. Canada/India 1898 1902
Hogg, Dr. Helen S. Canada 1987 1993
Underhill, Dr. Anne Canada 1996 2002
Fleming, Dr. Sir Sandford Canada 1890 1915