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Hammond, N. G. L. (Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière), 1907-2001

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Personal name headingHammond, N. G. L. (Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière), 1907-2001
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Variant(s)Hammond, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière
Hammond, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière, 1907-2001
See alsoEmployer: Clare College (University of Cambridge)
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Employer: University of Cambridge
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Employer: Clifton College (Bristol, England)
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Employer: University of Bristol
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Associated placeCambridge (England) Bristol (England)
Birth date19071115
Death date20010321
Field of activityGreek language Greek literature
AffiliationClare College (University of Cambridge)
Clifton College (Bristol, England)
University of Bristol
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Soldiers School principals
Found inHis A history of Greece to 322 B.C., 1959.
CA online, July 6, 2007 (N(icholas) G(eoffrey) L(empriere) Hammond, b. Nov. 15, 1907; d. Mar. 21, 2001)
Wikipedia, 26 February 2015 (N.G.L. Hammond; Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond; born 15 November 1907; died 24 March 2001; British scholar of ancient Greece and an operative for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) in occupied Greece during World War II; studied classics at Fettes College and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; during World War II, because of his knowledge of the terrain and the languages, he participated in sabotage missions in Greece, Crete, and Albania; in 1944 he was in command of the Allied military mission to the Greek resistance in Thessaly and Macedonia; after the war he became senior tutor at Clare College, Cambridge; in 1954 became headmaster of Clifton College, Bristol; in 1962 became professor of Greek at Bristol University where he stayed until his retirement in 1973)
Associated languageeng