Richard Waller

Richard Waller FRS (d. 1715) was an English naturalist, translator and illustrator, long-time member and secretary of the Royal Society.

Nothing is known about his early life. He became a member of the Royal Society on 27 April 1681, acting as secretary from 1691 to 1693, and again from 1710 to 1714, and member of its council from 1686 to 1699. Waller edited the Philosophical Transactions from 1691 to 1693, also acting as translator for submissions from abroad.