Lawrence Of Arabia Dies - May 19, 1935
T.E. Lawrence, known to the world as Lawrence of Arabia, dies as a retired Royal Air Force mechanic living under an assumed name. The legendary war hero, author, and archaeological scholar succumbed t...
The American Dream Is A Myth, Says Nobel-Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz
It has become increasingly difficult for Americans to climb the economic ladder, says Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel-prize winning economist. The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality amon...
Lawrence Of Arabia Dies - May 19, 1935
T.E. Lawrence, known to the world as Lawrence of Arabia, dies as a retired Royal Air Force mechanic living under an assumed name. The legendary war hero, author, and archaeological scholar succumbed t...
Battle of Aqaba
Battle of Aqaba (6 July 1917) was fought for the Jordanian port of Aqaba. The attacking forces of the Arab Revolt, led by Auda ibu Tayi and advised by T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), were vict...
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The American Dream Is A Myth, Says Nobel-Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz
It has become increasingly difficult for Americans to climb the economic ladder, says Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel-prize winning economist. The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality amon...
Robert Hovenden
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George Stradling
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Michael Sheringham
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John Drury (priest)
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Humphrey Waldock
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Brian Duppa
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He was educated at Westmins...
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Robert Recorde
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Robert Hampden-Trevor, 1st Viscount Hampden
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Guenter Treitel
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Alwyn Williams (bishop)
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Joshua Prawer
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George Norman Clark
Sir George Norman Clark, FBA (27 February 1890 – 6 February 1979) was an English historian, academic and British Army officer. He was the Chichele Professor of Economic History at the University of Ox...
Jean-Yves Tadié
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George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston
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Giles Thomson
Giles Thomson (Tomson, Thompson) (1553–1612) was an English academic and bishop.
He was born in London, and educated at Merchant Taylors' School, and to University College, Oxford where he matricu...
Lionel George Curtis
Lionel George Curtis (1872–1955) was a British official and author. He advocated British Empire Federalism and, late in life, a world state. His ideas concerning dyarchy were important in the ...
Quintin Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone
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D. H. MacGregor
David Hutchison MacGregor (1877, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland – 8 May 1953, Oxford, England) was a Scottish economist and Drummond Professor of Political Economy at All Souls College, Oxford, from...
Richard Pares
Richard Pares CBE (25 August 1902 – 3 May 1958) was a British historian. He "was considered to be among the outstanding British historians of his time."
The eldest son of the five children of the ...
Robert Gwyn Macfarlane
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N. H. Gibbs
Norman Henry Gibbs (17 April 1910, in London – 20 April 1990, in Whitney, Oxfordshire) was Chichele Professor of the History of War at Oxford University for 24 years from 1953 to 1977, the longe...
Andrew Ashworth
Andrew John Ashworth CBE QC (Hon) DCL (born 11 October 1947) was the Vinerian Professor of English Law at the University of Oxford from 1997 to 2012, a Fellow of All Souls College, and was formerly Ch...
Andrew Harvey
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Lionel Harry Butler
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