All Souls College, Oxford

The All Souls College (full name: The College of All Souls of the Faithful Departed, of Oxford ) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

It provides a special feature, since there are no students without a university degree at the College, and membership consists solely of Fellows, so of trained academics.

Membership is recruited among other things, that each year the best graduates of the University of Oxford are invited to write an exam. The best two are elected as new Fellows. A Fellowship at All Souls College is one of the highest academic awards, has to give the land.

In college itself so wrong, a small circle of young scientists with an academically established scholars such as with former Oxford graduates who have now made ​​a career in politics, business or the media.

Founded in 1438, the College of Henry VI. and Henry Chichele, Fellow of New College, Oxford, and Archbishop of Canterbury to commemorate the fallen of the Hundred Years War. Today it is primarily a research institution.

The stylish front building has remained almost unchanged since its completion in 1443. Of particular interest in the main building completed in 1733, Great Quadrangle, which are designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor 's twin towers and the sundial installed in 1658 by Christopher Wren.

Fellows (selection)

  • Sir Isaiah Berlin, political philosopher and historian of ideas
  • Susanne Bobzien philosopher
  • Peter Brown, historian
  • Angelos Hanioti, historian
  • Chris Wickham, historians
  • George Nathaniel Curzon, Viceroy of India
  • Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne - Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Prime Minister
  • Leszek Kolakowski, philosopher
  • Thomas Edward Lawrence, a secret agent and writer
  • Thomas Linacre, physician and mathematician
  • Friedrich Max Muller, philologist
  • Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, President of India
  • John Redwood, politicians
  • Amartya Sen, economist
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz, Economist
  • Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams, philosopher
  • Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, politicians
  • Diego Gambetta, sociologist
  • Michael Dummett, philosopher
  • Tony Honoré, legal scholars and legal philosopher

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  • College, University of Oxford
  • Gothic architecture in England
  • Grade I building in Oxfordshire
  • Established in 1438

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