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Abel, Prof. Edward William, (3 Dec. 1931–19 April 2021), Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 1972–97, then Emeritus (Head of Department of Chemistry, 1977–88; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1991–94)  

CBE 1997; PhD, DSc; FRSC

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Exeter, 1972–97, then Emeritus (Head of Department of Chemistry, 1977–88; Deputy Vice-Chancellor, 1991–94)

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Abell, Prof. Christopher, (11 Nov. 1957–26 Oct. 2020), Professor of Biological Chemistry, since 2002, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, since 2016, University of Cambridge; Fellow, since 1986, and Todd-Hamied Fellow, since 1997, Christ’s College, Cambridge  

PhD; FRS 2016; FMedSci

Professor of Biological Chemistry, since 2002, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, since 2016, University of Cambridge; Fellow, since 1986, and Todd-Hamied Fellow, since 1997, Christ’s College, Cambridge

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Aber, Prof. Geoffrey Michael, (19 Feb. 1928–15 March 2014), Professor of Renal Medicine, University of Keele, 1982–93  

FRCP

Born 19 Feb. 1928; s of David and Hilda Aber; m 1964, Eleanor Maureen; one s one d; died 15 March 2014

Professor of Renal Medicine, University of Keele, ...

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Abercrombie, Lascelles, (9 Jan. 1881–27 Oct. 1938), Goldsmiths’ Reader in English, Oxford University, since 1935  

FBA 1937; MA (Liverpool and Oxford); Hon. LittD (Camb. and Manchester); Hon. DLit (Belfast)

Born 9 Jan. 1881; 6th s of William Abercrombie, Ashton-on-Mersey, Cheshire; ...

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Abrikosov, Alexei Alexeyevich, (25 June 1928–29 March 2017), Distinguished Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory, since 1991  

DS

Born Moscow 25 June 1928; s of Alexei Ivanovich Abrikosov and Fanny Davidovna (Vulf) Abrikosov; m 1977, Svetlana Yuriyevna Bun-kova; two s one d...

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Achebe, Prof. Chinua, (16 Nov. 1930–21 March 2013), author; Professor Emeritus, University of Nigeria, since 1984; Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature, Bard College, Annandale, 1990–2009; David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University, since 2009  

FRSL 1983

Born 16 Nov. 1930; s of Isaiah and Janet Achebe; m 1961, Christiana Okoli; two s two d; died 21 March 2013

author; Professor Emeritus, University of Nigeria, since ...

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Acheson, Sir (Ernest) Donald, (17 Sept. 1926–10 Jan. 2010), Chief Medical Officer, Departments of Health and of Social Security (formerly Department of Health and Social Security), Department of Education and Science and Home Office, 1983–91  

KBE 1986

Born 17 Sept. 1926; s of Malcolm King Acheson, MC, MD, and Dorothy Josephine Rennoldson; m 1st, Barbara Mary Castle (marr. diss. 2002); one s four d...

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Acheson, Prof. Roy Malcolm, (18 Aug. 1921–2 April 2003), Professor of Community Medicine, University of Cambridge, 1976–88, then Emeritus; Fellow, Churchill College, Cambridge, since 1976  

ScD, DM; FRCP, FFCM, FFOM

Born 18 Aug. 1921; s of Malcolm King Acheson, MC, MD and Dorothy Rennoldson; m 1950, Fiona Marigo O’Brien (marr. diss. ...

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Ackrill, Prof. John Lloyd, (30 Dec. 1921–30 Nov. 2007), Professor of the History of Philosophy, Oxford University, 1966–89, then Emeritus; Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, 1953–89, then Emeritus  

FBA 1981

Born 30 Dec. 1921; s of late Frederick William Ackrill and Jessie Anne Ackrill; m 1953, Margaret Walker Kerr; one s three d; died 30 Nov. 2007

Professor of the History of Philosophy, Oxford University, ...

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Ackroyd, Rev. Prof. Peter Runham, (15 Sept. 1917–23 Jan. 2005), Samuel Davidson Professor of Old Testament Studies, University of London, 1961–82, then Emeritus Professor  

PhD, DD

Born 15 Sept. 1917; s of Jabez Robert Ackroyd and Winifred (née Brown); m 1st, 1940, Evelyn Alice Nutt (d 1990), BSc (Manch.), d of William Young Nutt; two ...

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Adams, James Noel, (24 Sept. 1943–11 Oct. 2021), Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1998–2010, then Emeritus Fellow  

CBE 2015; DPhil; FBA 1992; FAHA

Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, 1998–2010, then Emeritus Fellow

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Adams, Prof. John Norman, (24 Dec. 1939–14 April 2012), Professor of Intellectual Property, University of Sheffield, 1994–2005, then Emeritus; Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame London Centre, since 2005  

Born 24 Dec. 1939; s of Vincent Smith Adams and Elsie Adams (née Davison), Gateshead; died 14 April 2012

Professor of Intellectual Property, University of Sheffield, ...

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Adams, Norman (Edward Albert), (9 Feb. 1927–10 March 2005), artist (painter); Professor of Painting in Royal Academy Schools, 1995–2000  

RA 1972 (ARA 1967); ARCA 1951

Born 9 Feb. 1927; s of Albert Henry Adams and Winifred Elizabeth Rose Adams; m 1947, Anna Theresa; two ...

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Adams, Prof. William George Stewart, (8 Nov. 1874–30 Jan. 1966), Warden 1933–45, Fellow 1910–33, and Hon. Fellow since 1945, of All Souls College, Oxford  

CH 1936; Hon. DCL (Oxford); Hon. LLD (Glasgow and Manchester)

Born 8 Nov. 1874; s of John Adams, Gilbertfield, Hamilton, Lanarkshire; m 1908, Muriel (...

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Adams, William Grylls, (16 Feb. 1836–10 April 1915), retired Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge  

MA, DSc; FRS 1872; FGS, FCPS

Born Laneast, Cornwall, 16 Feb. 1836; m 1869, Mary Dingle, of Lewannick, Cornwall; three s one d; died 10 April 1915...

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Adamson-Macedo, Prof. Emeritus Colin, (23 Nov. 1922–29 March 2005), engineering and higher education consultant  

DSc; FIEE

Born 23 Nov. 1922; British; m 1946, Janet Marjory Conyers; one d (one s decd); m 1983, Dr Elvidina Nabuco Macedo; one s (two step s decd); died...

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Admani, Dr (Abdul) Karim, (19 Sept. 1937–18 June 2004), JP; consultant physician, with special interest in strokes and the elderly  

OBE 1987

Born 19 Sept. 1937; s of late Haji Razzak Admani, Palitana, India, and of Hajiani Rahima Admani; m Seema, d of late Charles Robson, South Shields; one s...

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Ahlmann, Prof. Hans Wilhelmson, (14 Nov. 1889–10 March 1974)  

Born 14 Nov. 1889; s of Col W. Ahlmann and Mais Bergquode videist; m 1920, Erica (Lillemor) Harloff; died 10 March 1974

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Aikman, Colin Campbell, (24 Feb. 1919–22 Dec. 2002)  

CBE 1990; PhD

Born 24 Feb. 1919; s of Colin Campbell Aikman and Bertha Egmont Aikman (née Harwood); m 1952, Betty Alicia, d of R. Y. James; three d...

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Ainsworth, Prof. Roger William, (17 Nov. 1951–23 Feb. 2019), Master, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, since 2002; Professor of Engineering Science, since 1998, and Pro Vice-Chancellor, since 2003, University of Oxford  

DPhil; FRAeS; FLSW

Master, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, since 2002; Professor of Engineering Science, since 1998, and Pro Vice-Chancellor, since 2003, University of Oxford