List of Principals of King's College London

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The office of the Principal is established by the Charter of King's College London as "the chief academic and administrative officer of the College". To date there have been 20 Principals.

Principal Portrait Held Office Notes Reference
William Otter Williamotter.jpg
1831–1836
Bishop of Chichester 1836–1840
[1]
Hugh James Rose Hugh James Rose.jpg
1836–1838
[2]
John Lonsdale JohnLonsdale.jpg
1838–1843
Bishop of Lichfield 1843–1967
[3]
Richard William Jelf Richard William Jelf.jpg
1843–1868
[4]
Alfred Barry Right Rev. Alfred Barry, D.D. - Distinguished Churchmen.jpg
1868–1883
Bishop of Sydney 1884–1889
[5]
Henry Wace Henry Wace.jpg
1883–1897
Dean of Canterbury 1903–1924
[6]
Archibald Robertson Archibald Robertson.jpg
1897–1903
Bishop of Exeter 1903–1916
[7]
Arthur Headlam
Arthur Cayley Headlam.jpg
1903–1912
First Dean of King's College London 1908–1912; Bishop of Gloucester 1923–1945
[8]
Ronald Montagu Burrows Ronald Montagu Burrows.jpg
1913–1920
First layman
[9]
Sir Ernest Barker
1920–1927
[10]
Sir William Reginald Halliday William Reginald Halliday.jpg
1928–1952
[11]
Sir Peter Noble Peter Noble.jpg
1952–1968
[12]
Sir John Hackett John Hackett.jpg
1968–1975
[13]
Sir Richard Way Richard Way.jpg
1975–1980
[14]
Neil Cameron, Baron Cameron of Balhousie Ncameron.jpg
1980–1985
Former Chief of the Air Staff and Chief of the Defence Staff
[15]
Stewart Sutherland, Baron Sutherland of Houndwood
1985–1990
[16]
John Beynon
1990–1992
[17]
Arthur Lucas
1993–2003
[18]
Sir Rick Trainor Ricktrainor.jpg
2004–2014
[19]
Ed Byrne 2014–present
[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arthur Burns, ‘Otter, William (1768–1840)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
  2. ^ Peter B. Nockles, ‘Rose, Hugh James (1795–1838)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
  3. ^ Arthur Burns, ‘Lonsdale, John (1788–1867)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
  4. ^ W. A. Greenhill, ‘Jelf, Richard William (1798–1871)’, rev. M. C. Curthoys, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004
  5. ^ ‘BARRY, Rt Rev. Alfred’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  6. ^ ‘WACE, Very Rev. Henry’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  7. ^ ‘ROBERTSON, Rt Rev. Archibald’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  8. ^ ‘HEADLAM, Rt Rev. Arthur Cayley’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  9. ^ ‘BURROWS, Ronald Montagu’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  10. ^ ‘BARKER, Sir Ernest’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  11. ^ ‘HALLIDAY, Sir William Reginald’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  12. ^ ‘NOBLE, Sir Peter (Scott)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  13. ^ ‘HACKETT, Gen. Sir John Winthrop’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  14. ^ ‘WAY, Sir Richard (George Kitchener)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  15. ^ ‘CAMERON OF BALHOUSIE’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2014
  16. ^ ‘SUTHERLAND OF HOUNDWOOD’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  17. ^ ‘BEYNON, Dr John David Emrys’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  18. ^ ‘LUCAS, Prof. Arthur Maurice’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  19. ^ ‘TRAINOR, Sir Richard (Hughes)’, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2014
  20. ^ "King's College London appoints Professor Edward Byrne as new Principal". King's College London. Retrieved 8 October 2014.