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 Richard Porson

Richard Porson

Birth
East Ruston, North Norfolk District, Norfolk, England
Death 25 Sep 1808 (aged 48)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot Chapel
Memorial ID 21631 · View Source
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The greatest Classical scholar of his age. Unfortunately also a heavy drinker, which precipitated his early death.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21631
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Porson (25 Dec 1759–25 Sep 1808), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21631, citing Trinity College, Cambridge, City of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .