Alexander Balfour Turpie Chile

Biography of Alexander Balfour Turpie

Alexander Balfour Turpie was born in Valparaíso in 1865, son of Alexander, an engineer. He first matriculated at the University in 1882, aged 17, to study an Arts course, switching to Medicine in his second year.


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Archival Materials

  • R8/5/3/8 Matriculation Slip 1882-1883, Men S - T


Alexander Balfour Turpie
Born 13 March 1865.
GU Degree: Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, 1882-87;
University Link: Student
English snippet: The earliest Chilean-born student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 4th Jan 2013

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Chile Chile, Valparaiso
Place of Birth

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University Roles

  • Student