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Thomas Arnold
  • Name: Thomas Arnold
  • Born: 06/13/1795
  • Died: 06/12/1842 (46 years old)
  • Occupation: Educator and historian
  • Known for: Reforms to Rugby School (immortalised in Tom Brown's Schooldays)

Thomas Arnold (13 June 1795 – 12 June 1842) was an English educator and historian. Arnold was an early supporter of the Broad Church Anglican movement. He was the headmaster of Rugby School from 1828 to 1841, where he introduced a number of reforms that were widely copied by other prestigious public schools. His reforms redefined standards of masculinity and achievement.

School: Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Birth Place: West Cowes, Isle of Wight, England

Death Place: Fox How, Ambleside, Westmorland, England

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