Ernest Alfred Benians

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Ernest Alfred Benians (23 October 1880, Goudhurst, Kent – February 1952) was a British academic and historian.[1]

He was born in Goudhurst, Kent, and was educated at Bethany School, where his father was headmaster.[1] He went up to the University of Cambridge in 1899, where he was admitted to St John's College[2], and became President of the Nonconformist Union[3]. After graduating, he became a Fellow of St John's in 1906, followed by a succession of teaching appointments within the university.[1] He was Master of St John's 1933–1952 and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1939–1941.[1]

Selected publications

References and sources

  1. ^ a b c d Janus notes
  2. ^ "Benians, Ernest Alfred (BNNS899EA)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ^ Diary of James Chuter Ede, recording Benians's death, 14 February 1952
  • Janus Catalogue (biographical notes)

External links

Academic offices
Preceded by
Robert Forsyth Scott
Master of St John's College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
James Wordie

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