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Birkbeck, University of London , is a public research university, located in Bloomsbury London, England, and a member institution of the federal University of London. Established in 1823 as the London Mechanics' Institute by its founder, Sir George Birkbeck, and its supporters, Jeremy Bentham, J. C. Hobhouse and Henry Brougham, Birkbeck is one of the few universities to specialise in evening higher education in the United Kingdom.
Birkbeck, University of London is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
Birkbeck, University of London's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, History, and Literature. Here are some of Birkbeck, University of London's most famous alumni: