Henry Fawcett

1833–84

Statesman. B.A., Cambridge, 1856. Blinded in a shooting accident in 1858. Appointed professor of political economy, Cambridge University, 1863. Liberal M.P. for Brighton, 1865–74. Became M.P. for Hackney and postmaster-general in 1880. FRS 1882.

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