Oppé, Adolf Paul

Education

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.

Birth/childhood

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

Attended Charterhouse School.

Career

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.

Death

Died 29.3.1957.

Sources

  • UYUC400:15.10.1894
  • UYUY452/22/365-6
  • UYUY336
  • UYM/310p185
  • Who was Who
  • DNB
  • David Monro, Autobiography p63