Joseph Needham
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"Noel Joseph Terence Montgomery Needham", Companion of Honour/CH, Fellow of the Royal Society/FRS, Fellow of the British Academy/FBA, also known as "Li Yuese", was a British scientist, historian and sinologist known for his scientific research and writing on the history of Science and technology in China/Chinese science. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 1941, and as a fellow of the British Academy in 1971. In 1992, the Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom/Queen conferred on him the Order of the Companions of Honour/Companionship of Honour and the Royal Society noted he was the only living person to hold these three titles.

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