List of societies by date of foundation

List of societies by date of foundation

Alphabetical list of societies


Before 1800

387BC Plato's Academy
1603 Accademia dei Lincei
1652 German Academy of Scientists Leopoldina
1660 Royal Society (London)
1666 Academy of Sciences (Paris)
1690 Hamburg Mathematical Society
1700 Berlin Academy of Science
1717 Spitalfields Mathematical Society (London)
1724 Russian/St Petersburg Academy of Sciences
1739 Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
1742 Danish Academy of Sciences
1746 Scientific Research Society of Zurich
1751 Göttingen Academy of Sciences
1757 Turin Mathematical Society
1799 Belgium Academy of Sciences
1778 Dutch Mathematical Society
1780 American Academy of Arts & Sciences
1782 National Academy of Sciences of Italy
1783 Royal Society of Edinburgh
1785 Royal Irish Academy


19th Century

1815 Swiss Academy of Natural Science
1817 New York Academy of Sciences
1820 Royal Astronomical Society (London)
1825 Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1834 Royal Statistical Society
1839 American Statistical Society
1846 Austrian Academy of Sciences
1847 Spanish Academy of Sciences
1857 Norwegian Academy of Science & Letters
1862 Union of Czech Mathematicians & Physicists
1863 National Academy of Sciences (United States)
1864 Moscow Mathematical Society
1865 London Mathematical Society
1868 Finnish Mathematical Society
1869 Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1872 French Mathematical Society
1873 Danish Mathematical Society
1877 Mathematical Society of Japan
1877 Tokyo Mathematical Society
1879 Kharkov Mathematical Society
1882 Royal Society of Canada
1883 Edinburgh Mathematical Society
1884 Mathematical Circle of Palermo
1886 Serbian Academy of Sciences
1887 Mathematical Association of Tokyo
1888 New York Mathematical Society
1890 St Petersburg Mathematical Society
1890 German Mathematical Society
1890 Kazan Physico-mathematical Society
1890 Czech Academy of Sciences
1891 János Bolyai Mathematical Society
1892 Göttingen Mathematical Society
1893 Jagiellonian University Mathematics Society
1894 American Mathematical Society
1895 Romanian Mathematical Society
1898 Union of Bulgarian Mathematicians
1900 to 1950

1903 Austrian Mathematical Society
1903 Warsaw Scientific Society
1907 Indian Mathematical Society
1908 Finnish Academy of Sciences
1910 Swiss Mathematical Society
1911 Kaiser Wilhelm Society (Munich)
1911 German Statistical Society
1916 Mathematical Association of America
1917 Polish Mathematical Society
1918 Hellenic Mathematical Society
1918 Norwegian Mathematical Society
1918 Ukrainian Academy of Sciences
1920 International Mathematical Union
1920 Finnish Statistical Society
1921 Petrograd Physico-Mathematical Society
1921 Belgium Mathematical Society
1922 Italian Mathematical Union
1922 German Society for Applied Mathematics & Mechanics
1923 Trinity College Dublin Mathematical Society
1926 Estonian Mathematical Society
1929 Belarus Academy of Sciences
1931 Catalan Society for Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
1934 Indian Academy of Sciences
1935 Chinese Mathematical Society
1936 Argentina Mathematical Union
1939 Latvian Society of Physicists & Mathematicians
1940 Portuguese Mathematical Society
1942 Slovak Academy of Sciences
1943 Mexican Mathematical Society
1945 Canadian Mathematical Society
1946 Korean Mathematical Society
1946 Latvian Academy of Sciences
1947 Icelandic Mathematical Society
1948 Japanese Association of Mathematical Sciences
1948 Turkish Mathematical Society
1948 Society of Mathematicians & Physicists of Serbia
1948 Max_Planck Society for the Advancement of Science
1949 Society of Mathematicians, Physicists & Astronomers of Slovenia
1950 Swedish Mathematical Society


After 1950

1952 Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
1952 Polish Academy of Sciences
1955 Columbian Mathematical Society
1954 Australian Academy of Sciences
1956 Australian Mathematical Society
1957 South African Mathematical Society
1958 Allahabad Mathematical Society
1958 Mathematical Association of Quebec
1962 Australian Statistical Society
1965 Vietnamese Mathematical Society
1969 Brazilian Mathematical Society
1969 Union of Slovak Mathematicians & Physicists
1970 Luxembourg Mathematical Society
1970 Malaysian Mathematical Society
1971 Korean Statistical Society
1972 Mathematical Society of the Philippines
1972 Canadian Statistical Society
1974 New Zealand Mathematical Society
1976 African Mathematical Union
1976 Irish Mathematical Society
1979 Hong Kong Mathematical Society
1982 Mathematical Society of Chile
1983 French Applied & Industrial Mathematical Society
1985 Ramanujan Mathematical Society
1986 Catalan Mathematical Society
1988 Swiss Statistical Society
1989 Lithuanian Mathematical Society
1990 European Mathematical Society
1991 Bulgarian Statistical Society
1992 Estonian Statistical Society
1993 Latvian Mathematical Society


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