Honorary degrees

2017-07-29T07:01:24+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Christoph von Sigwart, F. W. Walbank, Haile Gebrselassie, Samuel Alexander, Stanisław Tołpa, Maxim of Bulgaria, Kermit the Frog, Helen Suzman, Jim O'Neill, Baron O'Neill of Gatley, John Urry (sociologist), Erica Jong, William M. Daley, Frederic William Maitland, Alexei Kudrin, Katharine Jefferts Schori, Borislav Arapović, Eulogius (Georgiyevsky), Josef Svoboda, Honorary degree, Lu Zhangong, Mary Midgley, Hilarion (Alfeyev), Campbell Harvey, Le Corbusier, Marc Birkigt flashcards Honorary degrees
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  • Christoph von Sigwart
    Christoph von Sigwart (28 March 1830 – 4 August 1904) was a German philosopher and logician.
  • F. W. Walbank
    Frank William Walbank, CBE (/ˈwɔːlˌbæŋk/; 10 December 1909 – 23 October 2008) was a scholar of ancient history, particularly the history of Polybius.
  • Haile Gebrselassie
    Haile Gebrselassie (Amharic: ኃይሌ ገብረ ሥላሴ?, haylē gebre silassē; born 18 April 1973) is a retired Ethiopian long-distance track and road running athlete.
  • Samuel Alexander
    Samuel Alexander OM (6 January 1859 – 13 September 1938) was an Australian-born British philosopher.
  • Stanisław Tołpa
    Stanislaw Tołpa (3 November 1901, Ruda Łańcucka - 11 October 1996, Wrocław) was a Polish professor of botany.
  • Maxim of Bulgaria
    Patriarch Maxim (Maximus) (Bulgarian: Патриарх Максим) (Marin Naydenov Minkov, October 29, 1914 – November 6, 2012) was the head of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church from 1971 until his death.
  • Kermit the Frog
    Kermit the Frog is a Muppet character and Jim Henson's most well-known creation.
  • Helen Suzman
    Helen Suzman, DBE (7 November 1917 – 1 January 2009) was a liberal South African anti-apartheid activist and politician.
  • Jim O'Neill, Baron O'Neill of Gatley
    Terence James "Jim" O'Neill, Baron O'Neill of Gatley (born 17 March 1957), former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and former Conservative government minister, is a British economist best known for coining BRIC, the acronym that stands for Brazil, Russia, India, and China—the four rapidly developing countries that have come to symbolise the shift in global economic power away from the developed G7 economies.
  • John Urry (sociologist)
    John Richard Urry (/ˈʊəri/; June 1, 1946, London – March 18, 2016, Lancaster) FAcSS was a British sociologist, Professor at Lancaster University.
  • Erica Jong
    Erica Jong (née Mann; born March 26, 1942) is an American novelist and poet, known particularly for her 1973 novel Fear of Flying.
  • William M. Daley
    For other people with a similar name, see William Daley (disambiguation) William Michael "Bill" Daley (born August 9, 1948) is an American lawyer and former banker.
  • Frederic William Maitland
    Frederic William Maitland, FBA (28 May 1850 – 19 December 1906) was an English historian and lawyer who is generally regarded as the modern father of English legal history.
  • Alexei Kudrin
    Alexei Leonidovich Kudrin (Russian: Алексе́й Леони́дович Ку́дрин; IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksʲej lʲɪɐˈnʲidəvʲɪtɕ ˈkudrʲɪn]; born 12 October 1960) is a Russian political figure who served in the government of Russia as Minister of Finance from 18 May 2000 to 26 September 2011.
  • Katharine Jefferts Schori
    Katharine Jefferts Schori (born March 26, 1954, in Pensacola, Florida) is the former Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the United States.
  • Borislav Arapović
    Borislav Arapović (born Bišina Nevesinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 11 April 1935) is a Bosnian-Croatian born poet, linguist, literary scholar and Bible translator.
  • Eulogius (Georgiyevsky)
    Eulogius of Paris (Russian: Евлогий, born Vasily Semyonovich Georgiyevsky; April 10, 1868 – April 8, 1946 in Paris) was an Orthodox Christian bishop, who led elements of the Russian Orthodox diaspora in Western Europe from 1921 until his death.
  • Josef Svoboda
    Josef Svoboda (May 10, 1920 – April 8, 2002) was a Czech artist and scenic designer.
  • Honorary degree
    An honorary degree or a degree honoris causa (Latin: "for the sake of the honor") is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation and the passing of comprehensive examinations.
  • Lu Zhangong
    Lu Zhangong (simplified Chinese: 卢展工; traditional Chinese: 盧展工; pinyin: Lú Zhǎngōng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lo Tian-kang; born May 1952) is a Chinese politician.
  • Mary Midgley
    Mary Beatrice Midgley (née Scrutton; born 13 September 1919) is an English moral philosopher.
  • Hilarion (Alfeyev)
    Hilarion Alfeyev (born Grigoriy Valerievich Alfeyev; 24 July 1966) is a bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church.
  • Campbell Harvey
    Campbell Russell “Cam” Harvey (born June 23, 1958) is a Canadian economist, known for his work on asset allocation with changing risk and risk premiums and emerging markets finance.
  • Le Corbusier
    Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier (French: [lə kɔʁbyzje]; October 6, 1887 – August 27, 1965), was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.
  • Marc Birkigt
    Marc Birkigt (8 March 1878, Geneva – 15 March 1953, Versoix) was a Swiss engineer who moved to Barcelona, Spain when he was hired as an engineer by Emilio de la Cuadra, founder of Hispano-Suiza automobiles.