David Calcutt

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Sir David Calcutt QC

Sir David Charles Calcutt QC (2 November 1930 – 11 August 2004) was an eminent barrister and public servant, knighted in 1991.[1] He was the Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge from 1985 until 1994. He was also responsible for the creation of the Press Complaints Commission.


  1. ^ Sir David Calcutt, The Guardian, 17 August 2004.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Sir Derman Christopherson
Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge
Succeeded by
Sir John Gurdon