Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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November 28, 2021

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien) is one of the Swedish Royal Academies, based in Stockholm. It was founded in 1739 by King Frederick I of Sweden and co-founder Carl Wilhelm Cederhielm and continues to play an important role as an independent organization in the development of natural sciences and mathematics.

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The commissions of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences are responsible for awarding the Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry, and the Bank of Sweden prize. The Academy also manages the Crafoord Prize, awarded to personalities from various fields of scientific research.

Distinguished Members

Domenico Michelessi Jean Sylvain Bailly Nicolas de Condorcet Charles Darwin Friedrich von Hefner-Alteneck Friedrich Ludwig Kreysig Carl Wilhelm Oseen

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Wikimedia Commons contains images or other files about the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

External links

(EN, SV) Official site, on kva.se. (EN) Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, in Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.

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