University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
FACULTY
Multi Faculty
CAMPUS
Big City Campus
RANKING
Mid Tier
STATUS
Ancient Scottish
COUNTRY
UK
FOUNDED
1451
STUDENTS
26800
FAMOUS ALUMNI
Economist and philosopher Adam Smith who invented the concept modern libertarian economics
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The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. It was founded in 1451. Along with the University of Edinburgh, the University played a key part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century. It is currently a member of Universitas 21, the international network of research universities, and the Russell Group. Alumni or former staff of the University include philosopher Francis Hutcheson, engineer James Watt, philosopher and economist Adam Smith, physicist Lord Kelvin, surgeon Joseph Lister, seven Nobel laureates, and two British Prime Ministers.

It is currently a member of Universitas 21, the international network of research universities, and the Russell Group. Alumni or former staff of the University include world renowned thinkers, who’ve been part in shaping modern society in many different regards. Among these are philosopher Francis Hutcheson (considered one of the founding fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment), engineer James Watt (the energy measurement Watts being his namesake. He also invented the horsepower measurement), philosopher and economist Adam Smith (originator of modern libertarian fiscal policy), physicist Lord Kelvin (inventor of the Electrical Telegraph), surgeon Joseph Lister, seven Nobel laureates, and two British Prime Ministers.
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University of Glasgow
FACULTY
Multi Faculty
CAMPUS
Big City Campus
RANKING
Mid Tier
STATUS
Ancient Scottish
COUNTRY
UK
FOUNDED
1451
STUDENTS
26800
FAMOUS ALUMNI
Economist and philosopher Adam Smith who invented the concept modern libertarian economics
WEBSITE


About
The University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. It was founded in 1451. Along with the University of Edinburgh, the University played a key part of the Scottish Enlightenment during the 18th century. It is currently a member of Universitas 21, the international network of research universities, and the Russell Group. Alumni or former staff of the University include philosopher Francis Hutcheson, engineer James Watt, philosopher and economist Adam Smith, physicist Lord Kelvin, surgeon Joseph Lister, seven Nobel laureates, and two British Prime Ministers.

It is currently a member of Universitas 21, the international network of research universities, and the Russell Group. Alumni or former staff of the University include world renowned thinkers, who’ve been part in shaping modern society in many different regards. Among these are philosopher Francis Hutcheson (considered one of the founding fathers of the Scottish Enlightenment), engineer James Watt (the energy measurement Watts being his namesake. He also invented the horsepower measurement), philosopher and economist Adam Smith (originator of modern libertarian fiscal policy), physicist Lord Kelvin (inventor of the Electrical Telegraph), surgeon Joseph Lister, seven Nobel laureates, and two British Prime Ministers.
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