Robert Bennet (bishop)
Robert Bennet (Bennett) (died 1617) was an English bishop.Bennet was born in Baldock, Hertfordshire to Leonard Bennet and his wife, Margaret Langley. He matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge in 1...
E. H. Carr
Edward Hallett "Ted" Carr CBE (28 June 1892 – 3 November 1982) was an English historian, diplomat, journalist and international relations theorist, and an opponent of empiricism within historiography....
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Richard MacCormac
Sir Richard Cornelius MacCormac CBE, PPRIBA, FRSA, RA (3 September 1938 – 26 July 2014), was a modernist British architect and the founder of MJP Architects.
Richard Cornelius MacCormac was born i...
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John Grote
John Grote (5 May 1813, Beckenham – 21 August 1866, Trumpington, Cambridgeshire) was an English moral philosopher and Anglican clergyman.The son of a banker, Grote was younger brother to the his...
Horace Barlow
Horace Basil Barlow FRS (born 8 December 1921) is a British visual neuroscientist.Barlow is the son of the civil servant Sir Alan Barlow and his wife Lady Nora (née Darwin), and thus the great-grandso...
William Lax
William Lax FRS (1761 – 29 October 1836) was an English astronomer and mathematician who served as Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry at the University of Cambridge for 41 years.Lax was born...
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Steven V. Ley
Steven Victor Ley FRS is the BP Professor of Organic Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, and is a Fellow of Trinity College. He was President of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2000–2002) and w...
Eric Harold Neville
Eric Harold Neville, known as E. H. Neville (1 January 1889 London, England – 22 August 1961 Reading, Berkshire, England) was an English mathematician. A heavily fictionalised portrayal of his l...
De Heptarchia Mystica
De Heptarchia Mystica, or On the Mystical Rule of the Seven Planets, is a book written in 1582-83 by English alchemist John Dee. It is a guidebook for summoning angels under the guidance of the angel ...
Martin J. Taylor
Sir Martin John Taylor, FRS (born 18 February 1952) is a British mathematician and academic. He was professor of pure mathematics at the School of Mathematics, University of Manchester and, prior to i...
Hugh Gray (theologian)
Hugh Gray (died 1604) was an English churchman and academic, and the second Gresham Professor of Divinity.
He matriculated as a sizar of Trinity College, Cambridge, in May 1574, was elected schola...
Nevil Maskelyne
The Reverend Dr Nevil Maskelyne FRS (6 October 1732 – 9 February 1811) was the fifth English Astronomer Royal. He held the office from 1765 to 1811.
Maskelyne was born in London, the third son of ...
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Arthur James Mason
Arthur James Mason DD (4 May 1851 – 24 April 1928) was an English clergyman, theologian and classical scholar. He was Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity, Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and ...
Charles Fotherby
Charles Fotherby (ca. 1549 – 1619) was a Church of England clergyman who became Dean of Canterbury Cathedral (1615–1619).
Fotherby's date of birth is not recorded but he is stated to have be...
Andrew Amos (lawyer)
Andrew Amos (1791 – 18 April 1860) was a British lawyer and professor of law.
Amos was born in 1791 in India, where his father, James Amos, a Russian merchant, of Devonshire Square, London, who ha...
Edmund Gurney
Edmund Gurney (23 March 1847 – 23 June 1888) was an English psychologist and psychic researcher.
He was born at Hersham, near Walton-on-Thames. He was educated at Blackheath and at Trinity ...
Thomas Francklin
Thomas Francklin (1721–1784) was an English academic, clergyman, writer and dramatist
Francklin was the son of Richard Francklin, bookseller near the Piazza in Covent Garden, London, who printed W...
George Atwood
George Atwood (October 1745, London – 11 July 1807, London) was an English mathematician who invented a machine for illustrating the effects of Newton's first law of motion. He was also a renowned che...
Daan Frenkel
Daan Frenkel (born 1948, Amsterdam) is a Dutch computational physicist.By training, Frenkel is an experimental physical chemist. After his PhD at the University of Amsterdam (1977), he worked as postd...
Rollo Davidson
Rollo Davidson (b. Bristol, 8 October 1944, d. Piz Bernina, 29 July 1970) was a probabilist, alpinist, and Fellow-elect of Churchill College, Cambridge, who died aged 25 on Piz Bernina.In 1975 a fund ...
Denys Page
Sir Denys Lionel Page, FBA (11 May 1908, Reading, Berkshire – 6 July 1978, Tarset) was a British classical scholar at Oxford and Cambridge universities. He was President of the British Academy from 19...
Ralph Leigh
Ralph Alexander Leigh CBE FBA (6 January 1915 – 22 December 1987) was a modern languages scholar, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and Professor of French in the University of Cambridge from 1973...
John Andrew Gallagher
John "Jack" Andrew Gallagher, FBA (1 April 1919 – 5 March 1980) was a distinguished historian of the British Empire who between 1963 and 1970 held the Beit Professorship of Commonwealth...
Simon Blackburn
Simon Blackburn (born 12 July 1944) is a British academic philosopher known for his work in quasi-realism and his efforts to popularise philosophy. He retired as professor of philosophy at the Univers...
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Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham
Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham, KB, PC (ca. 1695 – 30 September 1770) was a British diplomatist and politician. He was a younger son of Sir William Robinson, Bt (1655–1736) of Newby-on-Swale, Yor...
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Malcolm Perry (physicist)
Malcolm John Perry (born 13 November 1951) is a theoretical physicist and professor of theoretical physics at the University of Cambridge. His research mainly concerns general relativity, supergravit...
Henry Cadman Jones
Henry Cadman Jones (1818–1902) was an English law reporter.
Born on 28 June 1818 at New Church in Winwick, Lancashire, he was eldest son of Joseph Jones, at the time vicar of Winwick and later of ...
Hans Heilbronn
Hans Arnold Heilbronn FRS (8 October 1908 – 28 April 1975) was a mathematician.
He was born into a German-Jewish family. He was a student at the universities of Berlin, Freiburg and Göttingen, whe...