Headquarters of the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace in London
Isaac Newton was one of the earliest fellows of the Royal Society, elected in 1672.
Stephen Hawking was elected a fellow in 1974
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Bill Bryson was elected an Honorary Member in 2013
David Attenborough was elected a fellow in 1983, under former statute 12
Brian Cox, a professor of physics, was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 2016 having previously held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship (URF) from 2005 to 2013

Honorary Fellows include WHO's DG Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus (2022), Bill Bryson (2013), Melvyn Bragg (2010), Robin Saxby (2015), David Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville (2008) and Onora O'Neill (2007).

- Fellow of the Royal Society

In 1999, she was created a life peer as Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve, of The Braid in the County of Antrim, and in 2007 was elected an Honorary FRS.

- Onora O'Neill
Headquarters of the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace in London

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Learned society and the United Kingdom's national academy of sciences.

Learned society and the United Kingdom's national academy of sciences.

Coat of arms of the Royal Society
Entrance to the Royal Society at 6–9 Carlton House Terrace, London
John Evelyn, who helped to found the Royal Society.
Mace granted by Charles II.
Sir Isaac Newton FRS, President of Royal Society, 1703–1727. Newton was one of the earliest Fellows of the Royal Society, elected in 1672.
Lord Hardwicke, leader of the "Hardwicke Circle" that dominated society politics during the 1750s and '60s
Burlington House, where the Society was based between 1873 and 1967
The coat of arms of the Royal Society
J. J. Thomson was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1884.
Stephen Hawking was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1974.
The Royal Society Collections at the University of London History Day, 2019.
The current premises of the Royal Society, 6–9 Carlton House Terrace, London (first four properties only)
Title page of the first edition of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society published in 1665

As of 2020, there are about 1,700 fellows, allowed to use the postnominal title FRS (Fellow of the Royal Society), with up to 52 new fellows appointed each year.

Six honorary fellows have been elected to date, including Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve.