Quotes by Joseph Needham

About Joseph Needham:


Noel Joseph Terence Montgomery Needham was a British scientist, historian and sinologist known for his scientific research and writing on the history of 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 Queen conferred on him the Companionship of Honour and the Royal Society noted he was the only living person to hold these three titles.

Author Bio


  • NameJoseph Needham
  • DescriptionBritish biochemist
  • BornDecember 9, 1900
  • DiedMarch 24, 1995
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionHistorian; Biochemist; Writer
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society