jan 1, 1451 - University of Glasgow
The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451 as an addition to the city’s cathedral. Today, more than 27,000 students enjoy the privilege of studying at one of the world’s top 100 universities. Throughout the centuries, the University of Glasgow has spawned numerous notable alumni, such as economist Adam Smith, inventor and engineer James Watt, and more recently, actor Gerard Butler, best-selling author John Niven, and Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
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