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Royal Society of Canada

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1882 by the Marquis of Lorne.

Official Website:
http://www.rsc.ca/

Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Founding Date:
25-May-1882

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert J. Birgeneau
Educator
1942   Chancellor, UC Berkeley
Allan Blakeney
Politician
7-Sep-1925 16-Apr-2011 Premier of Saskatchewan, 1971-82
Bertram N. Brockhouse
Physicist
15-Jul-1918 13-Oct-2003 Triple-axis crystal spectrometry
George Grant
Philosopher
13-Nov-1918 27-Sep-1988 Propagator of Red Toryism
Ian Hacking
Philosopher
18-Feb-1936   The Taming of Chance
Gerhard Herzberg
Physicist
25-Dec-1904 3-Mar-1999 Molecular spectroscopy
John Macleod
Scientist
6-Sep-1876 16-Mar-1935 Helped discover insulin
C. B. Macpherson
Scholar
18-Nov-1911 22-Jul-1987 Political Theory of Possessive Individualism
Antonine Maillet
Novelist
10-May-1929   Pélagie-la-Charette
Rudolph A. Marcus
Chemist
21-Jul-1923   Electron-transfer reactions
Gordon Pinsent
Actor
12-Jul-1930   Fraser, Sr. on Due South
John C. Polanyi
Chemist
23-Jan-1929   Infrared chemiluminescence
E. J. Pratt
Poet
4-Feb-1883 26-Apr-1964 Newfoundland Verse
Ernest Rutherford
Physicist
30-Aug-1871 19-Oct-1937 Father of nuclear physics
Charles Taylor
Philosopher
5-Nov-1931   Sources of the Self
Richard E. Taylor
Physicist
2-Nov-1929   Verified existence of quarks
Vaira Vike-Freiberga
Head of State
1-Dec-1937   President of Latvia, 1999-2007


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