Revision of Honours Wallace Received from Sun, 2012-12-02 19:34

I am compiling a list of all honours received by Wallace for his work. The list is incomplete at present, but I have nevertheless copied what I have so far below.


1868, November 30: Royal Medal of the Royal Society. (Nominated by Huxley)

1870: Gold Medal, Socieété de Géographie.

1890, December 1: Darwin Medal of the Royal Society.

1892, May 23 Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society.

1892, May 24: Linnean Gold Medal of the Linnean Society.

1908, July 1: gold Darwin-Wallace Medal of the Linnean Society of London.

1908, December: Copley Medal of the Royal Society. The highest award of the society.

1908: Order of Merit.

Other Honours:

1879, July 28: Freedom of the City of London.

1882, June 29: LL.D. (Doctor of Laws) from Dublin University.

1889, November 26: D.C.L. (Doctor of Civil Law) from Oxford University.

1893, June: Elected Fellow of the Royal Society. He had at first refused fellowship, but Thistleton-Dyer and Huxley eventually persuaded him to accept.

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