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Thomas Arnold (1795–1842)

Arnold, Thomas. A notable English educator and historical writer; born at Cowes, Isle of Wight, June 13, 1795; died at Oxford, June 12, 1842. He was head-master of the school at Rugby, 1828–41. As an educator he was remarkable for the training of the character of his pupils to a lofty and noble standard. In 1841 he became professor of modern history at Oxford. His writings include: an annotated edition of Thucydides (1830); ‘Sermons’ (1829–34); ‘History of Rome’ (1838); ‘Lectures on Modern History’ (1842).