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Past Honorary Members

Honorary Membership was limited to 10 from 1890-1900, and to 15 from 1901 onwards.

 

There are 100 past honorary members.

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Name Nation(s) Start Endsort icon
Stebbins, Dr. Joel USA 1958 1966
Hertzsprung, Prof. Ejnar Denmark 1946 1967
Shapley, Dr. Harlow USA 1947 1972
Bowen, Dr. Ira S. USA 1956 1973
Joy, Dr. Alfred H. USA 1961 1973
Clemence, Dr. Gerald M. USA 1964 1974
van Biesbroeck, Dr. Georges-Achille Belgium/USA 1962 1974
Plaskett, Prof. Harry H. Canada/United Kingdom 1961 1979
Bok, Dr. Bart J. Australia 1961 1982
Ryle, Sir Martin United Kingdom 1973 1983