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Browning, Oscar

Born: 1837 AD
Died: 1923 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Educators


1837 - He was Jborn on the 17th of January.

         - He was educated at Eton College where he was a pupil of William Johnson.

1868 - He became the lover of Simeon Solomon.

1875 - He was for fifteen years a master at Eton College, until he was dismissed in the Autumn of following a dispute over his "overly amorous" (but purportedly chaste) relationship with a pupil, George Curzon.

1876 - He resumed residence at Cambridge, where he became university lecturer in history.

1891 - He was principal of Cambridge University Day Training College for Teachers.

1881 - He became treasurer of the Cambridge Union Society.

1885 - He founding treasurer of the Cambridge University Liberal Club.

1890 - He was president of the Cambridge Footlights.

1908 - He left Cambridge and retired to Bexhill-on-Sea.

1914 - He was visiting Italy when World War I broke out.

1923 - He decided to stay there and spent his later years in Rome where he died on the 6th of October at the age of eighty-six.


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