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Gresham College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Educational institution established by the will of Sir Thomas Gresham, providing lectures to the public on "divynitye, astronomy, musicke, geometry, law, phissicke, and rethoricke." It does not enroll students or grant degrees.

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1597

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kenelm Digby
Scientist
11-Jul-1603 11-Jun-1665 Founding member of the Royal Society

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
John Bull
Composer
c. 1562 12-Mar-1628 English composer and organist
Lord David Cecil
Author
9-Apr-1902 1-Jan-1986 Melbourne
Susan Greenfield
Scientist
1-Oct-1950   Brain Story
Robert Hooke
Scientist
18-Jul-1635 3-Mar-1703 Law of Elasticity, microscopist
Roger Penrose
Mathematician
8-Aug-1931   Theory of cosmic censorship
James Joseph Sylvester
Mathematician
3-Sep-1814 15-Mar-1897 Studied finite analysis
Christopher Wren
Architect
20-Oct-1632 25-Feb-1723 Designed St. Paul's Cathedral

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Judith Mayhew Jonas
Educator
18-Oct-1948   Provost of King's College, 2003-06


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