Brewster, Sir David ♂
Principal of United College, St Andrews 3.3.1838 - 26.11.1859 (resigned).
Natural philosopher. Edited Edinburgh Encyclopaedia and Edinburgh Journal of Science. Published many scientific works. Knighted 1832. Principal of Edinburgh University 1859 to death [1859-10.2.1868]. [Editor]
LL.D. Kings College, Aberdeen.
Edinburgh Journal of Science. Vol. 1. (Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1824)
The Edinburgh Encyclopedia. 1st American ed. (Philadelphia: J. & E. Parker, 1832)
The Life of Sir Isaac Newton (New York: Harper, 1840)
A Treatise on Optics. New ed.(London: Longman, 1853)
- David Brewster in Wikipedia.