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Abbott, Edwin Abbott

Born: 1838 AD
Died: 1926 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Theologian

1838 – Born on the 20th of December.

1862 – He was educated at the City of London School and at St John’s College, Cambridge, where he took

                the highest honours in classics, mathematics and theology, and became fellow of his college.

1865 – He succeeded as headmaster of the City of London School at the early age of twenty-six, after

                holding masterships at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, and at Clifton College.

1870 – His Shakespearian Grammar is a permanent contribution to English philology.

1876 – He was Hulsean lecturer.

1878 – His theological writings include three anonymously published religious romances "Philochristus".

1885 – He published  "Life of Francis Bacon".

1889 – He retired and devoted himself to literary and theological pursuits.

1905 – He wrote Johannine Vocabulary.

1906 – He wrote Johannine Grammar.

1926 – He died on the 12th of October.