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Athenaeum Club (London)

ORGANIZATION

Official Website:
http://www.athenaeumclub.co.uk/

Location:
London, England

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Francis W. Aston
Chemist
1-Sep-1877 20-Nov-1945 Invented the mass spectograph
Robert Browning
Poet
7-May-1812 12-Dec-1889 Prominent Victorian poet and playwright
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Novelist
25-May-1803 18-Jan-1873 The Last Days of Pompeii
Thomas Carlyle
Historian
4-Dec-1795 5-Feb-1881 The French Revolution
Lewis Carroll
Author
27-Jan-1832 14-Jan-1898 Alice in Wonderland
Robert Chambers
Author
10-Jul-1802 17-Mar-1871 Chambers's Book of Days
Winston Churchill
Head of State
30-Nov-1874 24-Jan-1965 WWII Prime Minister of England
Joseph Conrad
Author
3-Dec-1857 3-Aug-1924 Heart of Darkness
Charles Darwin
Naturalist
12-Feb-1809 19-Apr-1882 Proposed theory of evolution via natural selection
Humphry Davy
Chemist
17-Dec-1778 29-May-1829 Leading early 19th century chemist
Charles Dickens
Novelist
7-Feb-1812 9-Jun-1870 Oliver Twist
Arthur Conan Doyle
Novelist
22-May-1859 7-Jul-1930 Creator of Sherlock Holmes
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Essayist
25-May-1803 27-Apr-1882 Essayist, wrote Nature
Michael Faraday
Physicist
22-Sep-1791 25-Aug-1867 Discovered electrical induction
Francis Galton
Anthropologist
16-Feb-1822 17-Jan-1911 Word Association Test
Thomas Hardy
Novelist
2-Jun-1840 11-Jan-1928 Far from the Madding Crowd
Seamus Heaney
Poet
13-Apr-1939   The Spirit Level
John R. Hicks
Economist
8-Apr-1904 20-May-1989 Value and Capital
Thomas Henry Huxley
Scientist
24-May-1825 29-Jun-1895 Debated Wilberforce over evolution
Rudyard Kipling
Author
30-Dec-1865 18-Jan-1936 The Jungle Book
Charles Lyell
Geologist
14-Nov-1797 22-Feb-1875 Principles of Geology
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Historian
25-Oct-1800 28-Dec-1859 History of England
George du Maurier
Artist
6-Mar-1834 6-Oct-1896 British caricaturist, Punch
James Clerk Maxwell
Physicist
13-Jun-1831 5-Nov-1879 Maxwell's equations
Peter Medawar
Biologist
28-Feb-1915 2-Oct-1987 Acquired immunological tolerance
James Mill
Philosopher
6-Apr-1773 23-Jun-1836 History of India
John Stuart Mill
Philosopher
20-May-1806 8-May-1873 Liberal philosopher and essayist
John Nash
Architect
1752 13-May-1835 British Regency architect
John Boyd Orr
Scientist
23-Sep-1880 25-Jun-1971 Nutritionist, Nobel Prize recipient
Lord Palmerston
Head of State
20-Oct-1784 18-Oct-1865 Twice Prime Minister of UK
Robert Peel
Head of State
5-Feb-1788 2-Jul-1850 U.K. Prime Minister
Sir William Ramsay
Chemist
2-Oct-1852 23-Jul-1916 Discovered noble gases
Lord Rayleigh
Physicist
12-Nov-1842 30-Jun-1919 Why the sky is blue
Cecil Rhodes
Business
5-Jul-1853 26-Mar-1902 De Beers
Ronald Ross
Scientist
13-May-1857 16-Sep-1932 Discovered malaria parasite in mosquitoes
Joseph Rotblat
Physicist
4-Nov-1908 31-Aug-2005 Nuclear physicist, anti-nuke activist
Sir Walter Scott
Author
15-Aug-1771 21-Sep-1832 Ivanhoe
Herbert Spencer
Philosopher
27-Apr-1820 8-Dec-1903 Synthetic Philosophy
Robert Louis Stevenson
Author
13-Nov-1850 3-Dec-1894 Treasure Island
John M. Templeton, Jr.
Relative
19-Feb-1940   Conservative philanthropist
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Poet
6-Aug-1809 6-Oct-1892 The Charge of the Light Brigade
William Makepeace Thackeray
Novelist
18-Jul-1811 24-Dec-1863 Vanity Fair
Anthony Trollope
Novelist
24-Apr-1815 6-Dec-1882 Barchester Towers
William Butler Yeats
Poet
13-Jun-1865 28-Jan-1939 The Land of Heart's Desire


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