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King's College London

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Part of the University of London.

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1829

Motto:
Sancte et sapienter

Enrollment:
21,000

Official Website:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Ableman
Novelist
13-Jun-1927 25-Oct-2006 I Hear Voices
Dannie Abse
Poet
22-Sep-1923   Ash on a Young Man's Sleeve
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Actor
22-Aug-1967   Adebisi in Oz
Asma al-Assad
First Lady
11-Aug-1975   First Lady of Syria
Peter Asher
Musician
22-Jun-1944   Peter of Peter and Gordon
Sir Walter Besant
Author
14-Aug-1836 9-Jun-1901 All Sorts and Conditions of Men
Philip Bobbitt
Author
22-Jul-1948   The Shield of Achilles
Steve Bourne
Computer Programmer
?   /bin/sh
Anita Brookner
Novelist
16-Jul-1928   Hotel Du Lac
Arthur Brown
Musician
24-Jun-1944   The God of Hellfire
George L. Carey
Religion
13-Nov-1935   Archbishop of Canterbury, 1991-2002
Arthur C. Clarke
Novelist
16-Dec-1917 19-Mar-2008 2001: A Space Odyssey
Quentin Crisp
Actor
25-Dec-1908 21-Nov-1999 The Naked Civil Servant
Aleister Crowley
Religion
12-Oct-1875 1-Dec-1947 Wickedest man in the world
Rosalind Franklin
Chemist
25-Jul-1920 16-Apr-1958 Photographed DNA's structure
Edmund Gwenn
Actor
26-Sep-1875 6-Sep-1959 Miracle on 34th Street
Hass Hassan
Business
c. 1947   Alfalfa's Markets
Peter Higgs
Physicist
29-May-1929   Higgs boson and Higgs field
Frederick Hopkins
Scientist
20-Jun-1861 16-May-1947 Discovered vitamins
Richard Kostelanetz
Artist
14-May-1940   Prodigious avant-garde artist and author
John MacGregor
Politician
14-Feb-1937   Leader, House of Commons, 1990-92
Deryck Maughan
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Citigroup International, 1998-2002
Reginald McKenna
Politician
6-Jul-1863 6-Sep-1943 UK Home Secretary, 1911-15
Anne McLellan
Politician
31-Aug-1950   Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, 2003-06
Alfred Milner
Government
23-Mar-1854 13-May-1925 Architect of the Balfour Declaration
Leon Mirsky
Mathematician
19-Dec-1918 1-Dec-1983 Transversal Theory
Maureen J. Miskovic
Business
c. 1957   Chief Risk Officer, State Street Corporation
Christina Rocca
Diplomat
c. 1958   Asst. Secy. State for South Asia, 2001-06
John Ralston Saul
Essayist
19-Jun-1947   The Collapse of Globalism
Louis Slotin
Physicist
1-Dec-1910 30-May-1946 Died tickling the dragon's tail
Harold Watkinson
Politician
25-Jan-1910 19-Dec-1995 UK Minister of Defence, 1959-62

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
James W. Black
Scientist
14-Jun-1924 22-Mar-2010 Propranolol and cimetidine
Paul Davies
Physicist
22-Apr-1946   The Mind of God
Francis Edgeworth
Mathematician
8-Feb-1845 13-Feb-1926 Pure Theory of Taxation
Raymond Hide
Physicist
17-May-1929   Earth's rotation
John Hopkinson
Engineer
27-Jul-1849 27-Aug-1898 English electrical engineer
Julian Huxley
Biologist
22-Jun-1887 14-Feb-1975 Evolutionary biologist
Judith Mayhew Jonas
Educator
18-Oct-1948   Provost of King's College, 2003-06
Joseph Lister
Doctor
5-Apr-1827 10-Feb-1912 Pioneer of antiseptic surgery
James Clerk Maxwell
Physicist
13-Jun-1831 5-Nov-1879 Maxwell's equations
Edward Mellanby
Doctor
8-Apr-1884 30-Jan-1955 Rickets
Philippe Sands
Scholar
17-Oct-1960   Lawless World
Charles Sherrington
Doctor
27-Nov-1857 4-Mar-1952 Neurons and synapses

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Bernard Williams
Philosopher
21-Sep-1929 10-Jun-2003 Leading moral philosopher


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