Alexander Kennedy biography

Alexander Kennedy

Professor, Author

1847 – 1928

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Who was Alexander Kennedy?

Sir Alexander Blackie William Kennedy, LLD, FRS, FRGS, better known simply as Alexander Kennedy, was a leading British civil and electrical engineer and academic. A member of many institutions and the recipient of three honorary doctorates, Kennedy was also an avid mountaineer and a keen amateur photographer being one of the first to document the archeological site of Petra in Jordan following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire.

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Born
Mar 17, 1847
Stepney
Also known as
  • Sir Alexander Kennedy
  • Sir Alexander Blackie William Kennedy
  • Sir Alexander Blackie William Kennedy, LLD, FRS, FRGS
  • Alex. B. W. Kennedy
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Royal School of Mines
  • City of London School
Died
Nov 1, 1928
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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