David Ian Christian Robertson Zambia

Biography of David Ian Christian Robertson

David Ian Christian Robertson was born in Kawimbe, North Rhodesia, modern day Zambia, son of William Govan Robertson, a missionary of the London Missionary Society.

Robertson enrolled at the University to study Science in 1919. Over the course of four years, he attended classes in Mathematics, Chemistry, Engineering and Drawing, Natural Philosophy both at the University and at the Royal Technical College.


David Ian Christian Robertson
Born 1898.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1919-22;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Science and Engineering student of the University of Glasgow 1919-22; First Zambian-born student
Record last updated: 27th Nov 2013

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Zambia Zambia, Mbala, Kawimbe
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  • Student