Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge
Sir Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge (20 January 1873 – 7 February 1952) was a British classicist and one of the greatest authorities on the theatre of ancient Greece in the first half of the 20th cen...
Ronald Robinson
Ronald "Robbie" Edward Robinson, FBA (3 September 1920 – 19 June 1999) was a distinguished historian of the British Empire who between 1971 and 1981 held the Beit Professorship of Commonwealth History...
Edgar Williams
Brigadier Sir Edgar "Bill" Williams CB CBE DSO (29 November 1912 – 26 June 1995) played a significant role in the Second Battle of El Alamein in World War II. He was a Fellow of Balliol College and Wa...
Maurice Keen
Maurice Hugh Keen OBE (30 October 1933 – 11 September 2012) was a British historian specializing in the Middle Ages. His father had been the Oxford University head of finance ('Keeper of the Uni...
Judith M. Brown
Judith M. Brown (b. 9 July 1944) is a historian of modern South Asia. From 1990–2011 she was the Beit Professor of Commonwealth History and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. Earlier she taught at t...
Alastair Francis Buchan
The Hon. Alastair Francis Buchan CBE (9 September 1918 – 4 February 1976) was a leading writer on defence studies in the 1970s.
The son of John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, Alastair Buchan ...
List of Balliol College people
The following is a list of notable people associated with Balliol College, Oxford, including alumni and Masters of the college. When available, year of matriculation is provided in parentheses, as lis...
Sandie Lindsay, 1st Baron Lindsay of Birker
Alexander Dunlop Lindsay, 1st Baron Lindsay of Birker CBE (born 14 May 1879 in Glasgow, Scotland; died 18 March 1952), known as Sandie Lindsay, was a British academic and peer.
The son of the Rev....
Richard Jenkyns
Richard Jenkyns (1782 – 16 March 1854) was a British academic administrator at the University of Oxford and Dean at Wells Cathedral.Jenkyns was appointed a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford in 1802, a...
Thomas Parry (bishop)
Thomas Parry (1795 – 16 March 1870) was a Welsh clergyman and Bishop of Barbados from 1842 to 1869.
He was born the fourth son of Edward Parry, a clergyman in North Wales, who at that time w...
Eric Partridge
Eric Honeywood Partridge (6 February 1894 – 1 June 1979) was a New Zealand–British lexicographer of the English language, particularly of its slang. His writing career was interrupted only by h...
Arthur Lionel Smith
Arthur Lionel Smith (1850 – 12 April 1924) was a British historian at the University of Oxford. He served as Master of Balliol College, Oxford from 1916 to 1924.
A. L. Smith studied at Balliol Col...
Edmund Elys
Edmund Elys (Ellis) (c.1633–1708) was an English clergyman, poet and versatile writer. Considered eccentric, he encountered personal troubles before finally losing his living as a non-juror after the ...
John Conroy (chemist)
Sir John Conroy, 3rd Baronet, FRS (16 August 1845 – 15 December 1900) was an English analytical chemist.Conroy was born in Kensington, west London, the son of Sir Edward Conroy, 2nd Baronet (1809–1869...
William de Wylton
William de Wylton DD (also Wilton) was an English medieval college Fellow and university chancellor.William de Wylton was a Fellow of Balliol College, University College, and Queen's College, all in O...
Thomas Lionel Hodgkin
Thomas Lionel Hodgkin (3 April 1910 – 25 March 1982) was an English Marxist historian of Africa "who did more than anyone to establish the serious study of African history" in the UK. His wife was the...
Browning Society
Browning societies were groups of people who met regularly to discuss the works of Robert Browning. Emerging from various reading groups, the societies were an indication of the poet's fame and, unusu...
Ian Goldin
Ian Andrew Goldin is a Professor at the University of Oxford. He took up his most recent position as director of Oxford Martin School (formerly named James Martin 21st Century School) at the Universit...
Frederick William Thomas (philologist)
Frederick William (F. W.) Thomas (1867–1956) was an English Indologist and Tibetologist.
He studied Sanskrit under the influential Orientalist Edward Byles Cowell at Cambridge. He was a librarian ...
Lewis Campbell (classicist)
Lewis Campbell (/ˈkæmbəl/; 3 September 1830 – 25 October 1908) was a Scottish classical scholar.
Campbell was born in Edinburgh. His father, Robert Campbell, R.N., was a first cousin of Thomas Cam...
Leslie Fox
Leslie Fox (30 September 1918 – 1 August 1992) was a British mathematician noted for his contribution to numerical analysis.Fox studied mathematics as a scholar of Christ Church, Oxford graduating wit...
Thomas Balogh, Baron Balogh
Thomas Balogh, Baron Balogh (2 November 1905 – 20 January 1985) was a British economist and member of the House of Lords.
Kenneth Allen (physicist)
Kenneth William Ani (17 November 1923 – 2 May 1997) was Professor of Nuclear Physics at the University of Oxford, England. The Independent stated that "Allen will be best remembered for his outstandin...
R. H. Tawney
Richard Henry "R. H." Tawney (/ˈtɔːni/; 30 November 1880 – 16 January 1962) was an English economic historian, social critic, ethical socialist, Christian socialist, and an important proponent of adul...
William Lake (Dean of Durham)
William Charles Lake (9 January 1817-8 December 1897) was Dean of Durham and Warden of its university from 1869 to 1894.
He was the eldest son of Captain Charles Lake of the Scots fusilier guards....
William Newton-Smith
William Herbert Newton-Smith (born May 25, 1943) is a Canadian philosopher of science. His undergraduate degree from Queen's University was in Mathematics and Philosophy, in 1966. He took an MA from ...
Ronnie Bell
Ronald Percy "Ronnie" Bell FRS (24 November 1907 – 9 January 1996) was a British chemist who worked in the Physical Chemistry Laboratory at the University of Oxford, England.Bell worked in the laborat...