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One man is as good as another until he has written a book.  - Benjamin Jowett
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Benjamin Jowett
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Born: April 15, 1817

Died: October 1, 1893 (aged 76)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Theologian

Bio: Benjamin Jowett was renowned as an influential tutor and administrative reformer in the University of Oxford, a theologian and translator of Plato. He was Master of Balliol College, Oxford.

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