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Durham University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Durham, England

Founding Date:
1832

Motto:
Fundamenta eius super montibus sanctis

Enrollment:
14,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Pat Barker
Novelist
8-May-1943   Regeneration
David I. Goulden
Business
c. 1960   CFO of EMC
Gavin Hewitt
Journalist
1951   BBC News Europe Editor
Mo Mowlam
Politician
18-Sep-1949 19-Aug-2005 Former Labour MP
Fred Peart
Politician
30-Apr-1914 26-Aug-1988 Leader, House of Commons, 1968-70
Donald J. Pease
Politician
26-Sep-1931 28-Jul-2002 Congressman from Ohio, 1977-93
Earl Pomeroy
Politician
2-Sep-1952   Congressman from North Dakota, 1993-2011
Ernest Raymond
Novelist
31-Dec-1888 14-May-1974 Tell England
Malcolm Sargent
Conductor
29-Apr-1895 3-Oct-1967 Conductor, BBC Symphony, 1950-57
Edward Shortt
Politician
10-Mar-1862 10-Nov-1935 UK Home Secretary, 1919-22
Alison Smithson
Architect
22-Jun-1928 14-Aug-1993 New Brutalist
Peter Denham Smithson
Architect
18-Sep-1923 3-Mar-2003 New Brutalist
James Wilby
Actor
20-Feb-1958   Maurice

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lawrence Gowing
Historian
21-Apr-1918 5-Feb-1991 Art historian, biographer of Vermeer
Norman Haworth
Chemist
19-Mar-1883 19-Mar-1950 Carbohydrates and vitamin C
Raymond Hide
Physicist
17-May-1929   Earth's rotation
Arthur Holmes
Geologist
14-Jan-1890 20-Sep-1965 Father of the geological timescale

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Margot Fonteyn
Dancer
18-May-1919 21-Feb-1991 Exceptional British ballerina
G. M. Trevelyan
Historian
16-Feb-1876 21-Jul-1962 England under Queen Anne


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