Benjamin Jowett

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Birthday
15, 1817
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Oct 1, 1893 (76)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
15, 1817
Birthplace
London, England
Death Date
Oct 1, 1893 (76)

About

English theologian and educator known for his work in administrative reform at Oxford University.

Before Fame

He received a scholarship to Balliol College, Oxford when he was eighteen.

Trivia

He became known for translating the works of Plato, Aristotle, and Thucydides.

Family Life

He was born in London to a family with three generations in the Evangelical Church.

Associated With

He was featured as a character in the novel The Rector of Justin by Louis Auchincloss.