The Royal Society

Royal Society Coat of Arms. Photograph by Shuma Rani

Royal Society Coat of Arms. Photograph by Shuma Rani

The Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge, known also as The Royal Society, is a learned society for science that was founded in 1660 and is the oldest society of its kind still in existence.

A number of notable humanists have been members of The Royal Society including:

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