James Buchanan

Biography of James Buchanan

James Buchanan (d 1761) was Professor of Oriental Languages from 1757 to 1761. He is believed to have studied at the University, graduating MA in 1744.

In 1761, Professor Robert Simson proposed that Buchanan should teach his Mathematics classes, but Buchanan died before the Faculty could consider the proposal.


James Buchanan
Classical Scholar

Died 21 June 1761.
University Link: Alumnus, Professor
GU Degree: MA, 1744;
Occupation categories: classical scholars
Record last updated: 13th Jun 2008

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