Authorised form of namePauling; Linus Carl (1901 - 1994)
Dates1901 - 1994
Date of birth28/02/1901
Date of death19/08/1994
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1954; Nobel Prize (Peace) 1962
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election27/05/1948
Age at election47
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Davy Medal 1947
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1996 vol 42 pp 315-338, plate, by Jack D Dunitz
Digitized papers available at
Royal Society codeNA1929
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1948/30Pauling, Linus Carl: certificate of election to the Royal Society
HWT/42Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine1974-1981
RR/71/228Referee's report by Nevill Francis Mott, on a paper 'A resonating-valence-bond theory of metals and intermetallic compounds' by Linus Carl Pauling17 August 1948
RR/71/229Referee's report by John Edward Lennard-Jones, on a paper 'A resonating-valence-bond theory of metals and intermetallic compounds' by Linus Carl Pauling1948
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