George Ferdinand Shaw

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George Ferdinand Shaw
Born 1821
Died 1899-06-19
Dublin, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Occupation scholar, economist, historian

George Ferdinand Shaw (Dr. George Ferdinand Shaw LL.D. FTCD)
(1821–1899, Dublin) was an Irish journalist and Professor of Greek. He served as a Senior Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, the first editor of The Irish Times and an editor on Saunder's News Letter, and wrote for The Nation and Evening Mail.[1][2]

He was born to William and Elizabeth Shaw and baptised in St. Mary's Church, Dublin(Church of Ireland). Shaw was a friend of John Kells Ingram.


  1. ^ Irish News. New Zealand Tablet. XXVII (33, 17): 9. August 1899  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Joyce, Joe. "The Editors". The Irish Times. [dead link]