Sir Richard Lodge England

Biography of Sir Richard Lodge

Sir Richard Lodge (1855-1936) was the University's first Professor of Modern History, from 1894 until 1899. He was awarded an LLD in 1905.

Lodge studied at Christ's Hospital and Balliol College, Oxford winning a string of academic prizes. He was elected a Fellow of Brasenose College and quickly established a reputation as one of the country's leading young historians. He spent five years in Glasgow, moving to the University of Edinburgh in 1899.


Sir Richard Lodge

Born 20 June 1855, Penkhull, England.
Died 2 August 1936.
GU Degree: LLD, 1905;
University Link: Honorary Graduate, Professor
Occupation categories: historians
NNAF Reference: GB/NNAF/P145675
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Record last updated: 18th Jul 2008

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