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Inge, William Ralph (the Gloomy Dean)

Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1954 AD, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Authors, Clergymen


English author, Anglican prelate.


1860 - Born 6th of June at Crayke, Yorkshire, England.


Educated at Eton College and at King's College, Cambridge.

1888 - He was a tutor at Hertford College, Oxford.


         - Ordained as a deacon.


1907 - Professor of divinity at Jesus College, Cambridge, holding the Lady Margaret's Professor of Divinity chair.


1911 - Chosen by Prime Minister Asquith to be the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral in London. He retired in 1934.


1920-1921 - President of the Aristotelian Society.


1921-1946 - Columnist for the Evening Standard.


1921-1951 - He was a trustee of London's National Portrait Gallery.


1954 - He spent his later life in Wallingford, where he died 26th of February.


Wrote "Christian Mysticism" 1899, "Outspoken Essays" 1919-1922, "Lay Thoughts of a Dean" 1926.





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