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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) Startsort icon End
Oort, Dr. Jan Hendrik Netherlands 1954 1992
Baade, Dr. Wilhelm Heinrich Walter Germany 1954 1960
Stratton, Prof. Frederick John Marrian United Kingdom 1954 1960
Hubble, Dr. Edwin Powell USA 1951 1953
Shapley, Dr. Harlow USA 1947 1972
Spencer Jones, Sir Harold United Kingdom 1947 1960
Hertzsprung, Prof. Ejnar Denmark 1946 1967
Russell, Prof. Henry Norris USA 1946 1957
Adams, Dr. Walter Sydney USA 1945 1956
Bruce, Mr. William Canada 1927 1927