John Hill (1747 - 1805)

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Birthplace: St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died
Managed by: Margaret Buchanan
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EDUCATION: Doctor of Laws.
OCCUPATION: Professor of Humanity at St. Andrews University, and Edinburgh University.

From John Hill was Professor of Humanity (Latin) in Edinburgh University from 1775-1805. Educated at St. Andrews, he first became a professor there before transferring to Edinburgh. As well as performing the teaching duties of the Chair, he wrote a Life of Dr Hugh Blair and a book of Latin Synonymes.

Capt Norman Hill was the professor's grandson.

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April 27, 1747
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland
December 7, 1805
Age 58
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland