Authorised form of nameRussell; Bertrand Arthur William (1872 - 1970); 3rd Earl Russell
Dates1872 - 1970
Place of birthTrelleck, Monmouthshire, England
Date of birth18 May 1872
Place of deathHis home, Plas Penrhyn, Merionethshire
Date of death02/02/1970
Research fieldMathematical logic
Medals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Literature) 1950
OM 1949
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/05/1908
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Sylvester Medal 1934
RelationshipsSucceeded his brother, John Francis Stanley Russell, as 3rd Earl (March 1931)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1973 vol 19 pp 583-620, plate, by G Kreisel
Ivor Grattan-Guinness, 'At the Feet of Whitehead', review of Victor Lowe, Alfred North Whitehead. The Man and His Work. Vol 1 (1861-1910), Vol 2 (1910-1947) in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 271-276
Ivor Grattan-Guinness, 'Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) After Twenty Years', essay review in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 280-306, plate
Nicholas Griffin and Albert C Lewis, 'Bertrand Russell's Mathematical Education' in NR 1990 vol 44 pp 51-71
I Gratton-Guinness, 'The Royal Society's Financial Support of the Publication of Whitehead and Russell's Principia Mathematica' in NR 1975-6 vol 30 pp 89-104
G V R Born, FRS, 'The wide-ranging family history of Max Born' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 219-262
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1187
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1908/15Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russell: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/003933Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russellnd
IM/003932Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russellnd
IM/003929Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russellnd
IM/003930Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russellnd
IM/003935Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russellnd
IM/Meitner Graf/003934Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russell1969
IM/003931Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russellnd
PB/8/28/3/2Correspondence with colleagues and friends after delivery and publication of Blackett's Presidential Address to the British Academy.c.1957
PB/6/3/2/7Correspondence with Bertrand Russell re disarmament1963
NLB/37/871Copy Letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to W [William] Barlow, Fellow of the Royal Society26 May 1908
NLB/61/347Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to the Honorary [Bertrand Arthur William] Russell, FRS20 June 1921
IM/003928Russell, Bertrand Arthur William, 3rd Earl Russellnd
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