Philosopher. He was one of the originators of Utilitarianism. He Wrote "Fragment On Government" in 1776. He willed his body to be preserved and displayed. It was dissected in a medical amphitheater at the Web Street School of anatomy in London, 3 days after his death, which was illegal at the time. Only executed murderers could be dissected at the time. His organs were removed, and the original head replaced with a wax one. After being stolen by students as a joke, the real head is now kept in a safe in the College. The body, dressed in Bentham's own clothes, still remains stuffed with hay, straw, wool, cotten, and lavender to keep moths away. Since he was a founder of University College, Mr. Bentham is ensconced inside a glass fronted mahogany case (on casters) , set unceremoniously in a busy hallway. He is regularly visited by scholars from all over the world, once went to a beer festival in Germany, and only has dinner once a year, at the annual Bentham Dinner. He was trundled to the annual Board of Directors meeting for years.