Oppé, Adolf Paul


Student United College 1893-1894 Eng. Lit.; Gk.; Math. 1894-1895 Eng. Lit.; Gk.; Math. 1895-1896 Hon. Gk.; Hon. Lat.; Math. 1896-1897 Log.; Hon. Gk. Foundation bursar, 1894. Gray prize, 1897.

Admitted as a D. Litt. Student in 1903, but does not graduate.

Lecturer in Greek, St Andrews University 1902.


Born 22.9.1878 son of Siegmund Oppé, London and Pauline Jaffé.

Attended Charterhouse School.


Also at Oxford University - B.A. 1901, Berlin University and British School at Athens.

Lecturer in Greek, St Andrews University 1902. [University lecturer]

Lecturer in Ancient History Edinburgh University 1904. Entered Board of Education 1905. Principal assistant secretary 1930-1938. Deputy Director Victoria and Albert Museum 1910-1913.

Writer on Italian Renaissance painters etc.

F.B.A. 1952. LL.D. Glasgow 1953.


Died 29.3.1957.


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