Gilbert Murray, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Gilbert Murray

Anglo-Australian scholar

Date of Birth: 02-Jan-1866

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Death: 20-May-1957

Profession: politician, playwright, translator, university teacher, classical scholar, linguist, classical philologist

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Gilbert Murray

  • George Gilbert Aimé Murray (2 January 1866 – 20 May 1957) was an Australian-born British classical scholar and public intellectual, with connections in many spheres.
  • He was an outstanding scholar of the language and culture of Ancient Greece, perhaps the leading authority in the first half of the twentieth century.
  • He is the basis for the character of Adolphus Cusins in his friend George Bernard Shaw's play Major Barbara, and also appears as the chorus figure in Tony Harrison's play Fram.

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