Henry Fawcett

1833–84

Economist and politician. BA, Cambridge, 1856. Blinded in a shooting accident in 1858. Appointed professor of political economy, Cambridge University, 1863. MP for Brighton, 1865–74; Hackney, 1874–84. Postmaster general, 1880. FRS 1882.

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