King's College London

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Public research university in London, United Kingdom

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About King's College London

According to Wikipedia, King's College London is a public research university located in London, England. King's was established by royal charter in 1829 under the patronage of King George IV and the Duke of Wellington. In 1836, King's became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London. It is one of the oldest university-level institutions in England. In the late 20th century, King's grew through a series of mergers, including with Queen Elizabeth College and Chelsea College of Science and Technology , the Institute of Psychiatry , the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery .

What Is King's College London Known For?

King's College London is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are King's College London's Most Influential Alumni?

King's College London's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Literature, and History. Here are some of King's College London's most famous alumni:

John Keats
John Keats
An English romantic poet .
John Ruskin
John Ruskin
An English writer and art critic .
Francis Galton
Francis Galton
An English polymath: geographer, statistician, pioneer in eugenics.
Karl Pearson
Karl Pearson
An English mathematician and biometrician.
Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf
An English modernist writer known for use of stream of consciousness.
William Kingdon Clifford
William Kingdon Clifford
An English mathematician and philosopher.
Peter Higgs
Peter Higgs
A British physicist.
Nick Bostrom
Nick Bostrom
A Swedish philosopher, (1973 - ), Helsingborg, Sweden.
Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy
An English novelist, poet and writer.
Raymond Cattell
Raymond Cattell
A British-American psychologist .
Michael Levitt
Michael Levitt
A Biophysicist and Professor of Structural biology.
Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke
A British science fiction writer, inventor, and futurist .

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