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Biography of Jossel Jankel Borwein

Jossel Jankel Borwein enrolled at the University in 1911 for four years to study Engineering.

Borwein was born in 1893 in Panevezys (Ponevezh), then part of the Russian Empire (Lithuania), son of David, a merchant. Borwein studied at the University of Montpellier, France, before entering the University of Glasgow in 1911, where he took classes in Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology and Mining.


Archival Materials

  • R6/8 Abandoned files
  • R8/5/32/1; R8/5/33/1; R8/5/34/1; R8/5/35/1 Matriculation Slips 1911-1915
  • R9/1/18 Class Catalogues 1911-1912, p.17, 19, 23, 42
  • R9/1/19 Class Catalogues 1912-1913, p.20, 28, 29, 32, 33
  • R9/1/20 Class Catalogues 1913-1914, p.24, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37


Jossel Jankel Borwein
Born 1 January 1893.
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1911-1915;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Engineering student at the University of Glasgow
Record last updated: 17th Jul 2013

Country Associations

Lithuania Lithuania, Panevezys
Place of Birth

France France, Montpellier

Russian Federation Russian Federation, No Region

Scotland Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student