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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Quintin Hogg

1845-1903

 
 
Quintin Hogg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. Quintin Hogg Marker
Inscription.

Founder of the
Polytechnic, Regent Street
lived here
1885-1898

 
Erected 1965 by London County Council.
 
Location. 51° 31.006′ N, 0° 8.64′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Cavendish Square just from Margaret Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Cavendish Square, City of Westminster, England W1G 0PG, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cavendish Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Jonathan Hutchinson (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); George Edmund Street (about 120 meters away); Josef Dallos (about 120 meters away); Sir Ronald Ross (about 150 meters away); Herbert Henry Asquith (about 150 meters away); Sir Frederick Treves (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Queen's College (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Quintin Hogg (merchant) (Wikipedia). "Quintin Hogg (14 February 1845 – 17 January 1903) was an English philanthropist, remembered primarily as a benefactor of the Royal Polytechnic
Quintin Hogg Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. Quintin Hogg Marker - Wide View
institution at Regent Street, London, now the University of Westminster....In 1882, he founded the Young Men's Christian Institute, which was renamed the Regent Street Polytechnic (incorporating the Royal Polytechnic Institution). The polytechnic was later part of Polytechnic of Central London (PCL) and is now the University of Westminster. It is the largest provider of adult education in London, and its headquarters are still at the same location on Regent Street." (Submitted on December 15, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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