We erect commemorative plaques around the University to celebrate the achievements of individuals who have been associated with us throughout our 400-year history.
1711 - 1776
Philosopher, historian, author of 'A Treatise of Human Nature' and alumnus of the University.
1771 - 1832
Novelist, poet, historian, father of the historical novel, alumnus of the University.
1827 - 1912
Founder of antiseptic medicine, Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University.
1859 - 1930
Author and creator of Sherlock Holmes, medical graduate of the University.
1902 - 1945
Olympic 400 metres champion (1924), graduate of the University, teacher and missionary.
This article was published on Mar 4, 2015