Peter Noble (academic)
Sir Peter Scott Noble MA LLD (17 October 1899 – 12 May 1987) was a British academic who was Principal of King's College London from 1952 to 1968 and later Vice-Chancellor of the University of London from 1961-64.
Noble was educated at Fraserburgh Academy, Scotland followed by University of Aberdeen and then St John's College, Cambridge where he graduated with a double first in Classics and Oriental Language. He was made a fellow of St John's College, Cambridge.
Noble was a lecturer in Latin at Liverpool University from 1926-30. He then became Professor of Latin Language and Literature at the University of Leeds from 1930 to 1938 and then Regius Professor of Humanity at the University of Aberdeen from 1938 to 1952. He served as Principal of King's College London from 1952 to 1968. He was joint editor of Kharosthi Inscriptions.
- NOBLE, Sir Peter (Scott)’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 1920–2015; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014; online edn, April 2014 - subscription based, accessed 28 March 2015
- Whitaker's Almanack 1963, p507, accessed 28 March 2015
- Supplement to the London Gazette of Friday, 30 December 1966, accessed 28 March 2015
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