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...Ferit Kam was born in Istanbul in 1280/1864 and died in Ankara in 1363/1944. Kam’s father Ahmet Muhtar Paşa was a military physician, and his grandfather Sadık Efendi was a retired scribe at the military council. His maternal father...
...al-Helmy, Burhanuddin Burhanuddin bin Haji Muhammad Nor, better known as Burhanuddin al-Helmy, was a thinker-cum-politician in the transition era of pre- and post-independence Malaysia. He was born into a middle-class Malay family...
...Jennings, Richard Jevons, William Stanley Jennings was born in 1814, probably in London, and died in 1891. Very little is known about him, but it may be assumed that he came from a well-to-do family as he was educated at Eton and Trinity...
...Gray, John Chipman John Chipman Gray was born on 14 July 1839 in Brighton, Massachusetts. The half-brother of Horace Gray, who became a US Supreme Court justice, John also received his BA from Harvard in 1859, an LL.B. in 1861, and an MA...
...Shuckburgh, Evelyn Shirley E.S. Shuckburgh, eldest surviving son of Robert Shuckburgh, Rector of Aldborough, Norfolk, was born on 12 July 1843 and died in a railway carriage en route from Cambridge to Scotland on 10 July 1906. He...
...Gardner, Percy Gardner, Ernest Arthur Poole, Reginald Stuart Percy Gardner was born in Hackney on 24 November 1846 and died in Oxford on 17 July 1937. He was the son of a London stockbroker and the brother of Ernest Gardner . He...
...Heitland, William Emerton William Heitland (the first syllable rhymes with ‘heat’) was born in Colkirk, Norfolk on 21 December 1847 and died in Cambridge on 23 June 1935. The son of Arthur Allan Heitland, Esq., he attended Shrewsbury School...
...England, Edwin Bourdieu E.B. England was born in Mill Hill, Middlesex on 9 September 1847 and died in Birkenhead on 4 January 1936. The son of a Congregational minister, he was educated at University College London, and Cambridge (Trinity...
...Cunynghame, Henry Cunynghame was born on 8 July 1848 at Penshurst, Kent. He died at Eastbourne at the age of 86 on 3 May 1935. He was descended from the ancient family of Milncraig, Ayrshire. His father was General Sir Arthur Thurlow...
...Macan, Reginald Walter R.W. Macan was born in Dublin on 1 April 1848 and died in Oxford on 23 March 1941. Son of John Macan, QC, a distinguished Irish lawyer and judge, he was educated at St Columba’s College, Dublin, at Charterhouse (of...