Patrons of schools

Posted Oct 26, 2009
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  1. Princess Diana

    Princess Diana


    Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances; née Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II.

  2. Camilla Parker-Bowles

    Camilla Parker-Bowles


    Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall GCVO CSM (Camilla Rosemary; née Shand, previously Parker Bowles; born 17 July 1947), is the second wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Instead of using the title Princess of Wales, she is styled through her husband's secondary designation as Duchess of Cornwall because of the strong association of the primary title with his first wife, Diana. In Scotland, she is known as the Duchess of Rothesay.

  3. Anthony Minghella

    Anthony Minghella


    Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January 1954 – 18 March 2008) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between 2003 and 2007.

  4. Victoria, Princess Royal

    Victoria, Princess Royal


    Victoria, Princess Royal (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louisa; 21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was German Empress and Queen of Prussia by marriage to German Emperor Frederick III. After her husband's death, she became widely known as Empress Frederick (German: Kaiserin Friedrich).

  5. Julian Lloyd Webber

    Julian Lloyd Webber


    Julian Lloyd Webber (born 14 April 1951) is a British cellist, conductor and the principal of the Birmingham Conservatoire.

  6. T. Denny Sanford

    T. Denny Sanford


    Thomas Denny Sanford (born December 23, 1935 in Saint Paul) is a South Dakota businessman and philanthropist. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of United National Corp.

  7. Archduchess Gisela of Austria

    Archduchess Gisela of Austria


    Archduchess and Princess Imperial Gisela of Austria, Royal Princess of Hungary, Croatia and Bohemia or Princess Leopold of Bavaria (born Gisela Louise Marie on 12 July 1856 – 27 July 1932) was the second daughter and eldest surviving child of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria and Empress Elisabeth. Her German title was Gisela Louise Marie, Erzherzogin von Österreich, Prinzessin von Bayern.

  8. Howard Goodall

    Howard Goodall


    Howard Lindsay Goodall CBE (/ˈɡʊdˌɔːl/; born 26 May 1958) is an English composer of musicals, choral music and music for television. He also presents music-based programming for television and radio, for which he has won many awards. In May 2008 he was named as a presenter and Composer-in-Residence with the UK radio channel Classic FM, and in May 2009 he was named "Composer of the Year" at the Classical BRIT Awards.

  9. Ewing Kauffman

    Ewing Kauffman


    Ewing Marion Kauffman (September 21, 1916 – August 1, 1993) was an American pharmaceutical entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Major League Baseball owner.

  10. Ganesh Dutt

    Ganesh Dutt


    Sir Ganesh Dutt Singh (1868–1943) was an Indian administrator and educationist. He did much to improve education and health services in the state of Bihar and Orissa before the independence of India from Britain. Dutt made generous donations from his earnings and personal property for the development of educational institutions, such as the Radium Institute in Patna Medical College, Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital, Ayurvedic College and schools for the blind and deaf. A short film based on the life and works of Dutt was made by Prakash Jha.

  11. Henry W. Bloch

    Henry W. Bloch


    Henry Wollman Bloch (born July 30, 1922) is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the co-founder and (since 2000) the chairman emeritus of the American tax-preparation company H&R Block. Henry and his brother, Richard Bloch, founded H&R Block in 1955 in Kansas City, Missouri.

  12. Aaron S. French

    Aaron S. French


    Aaron Samuel French (March 23, 1823 – March 24, 1902) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. French left school at an early age, and the first decades of his life were characterized by working a variety of jobs and recovering from prolonged illness. After co-founding a successful vehicular spring company, French gained prominence as a businessman and philanthropist in Pittsburgh during the second half of the 19th century.

  13. Leonard Riggio

    Leonard Riggio


    Leonard S. Riggio (born February 28, 1941) is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He serves as executive chairman of book store chain Barnes & Noble and has been its largest shareholder since purchasing the company in 1971. Under his leadership the company expanded significantly from a single retail location on 105 Fifth Avenue, New York to a nationwide chain with 600+ stores.

  14. Randall Dee Hubbard

    Randall Dee Hubbard


    Randall Dee "R.D." Hubbard (born June 13, 1935) is an American business executive and entrepreneur, known for his involvement in the glass industry and the horse racing industry.

  15. Sumitra Charat Ram

    Sumitra Charat Ram


    Sumitra Charat Ram (17 November 1914 – 8 August 2011) was noted Indian arts patron, impresario and the founder of Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra (SBKK) established in 1952. She played a key role in the revival of performing arts, especially Kathak in the post-independence era, with the establishment of Kathak Kendra.

  16. Joseph W. Taylor

    Joseph W. Taylor


    Joseph Wright Taylor (1810-1880) is best known for being the financial catalyst for the founding of Bryn Mawr College. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, a physician and a member of the Society of Friends (popularly known as Quakers), and originally wanted the college to promote the ideals of the Quaker religion and the advancement of women's education. In 1878 he paid $53,500 for forty acres in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

  17. Ralph D. Mershon

    Ralph D. Mershon


    Ralph Davenport Mershon was an electrical engineer and inventor. His company Mershon Condensers was a successful manufacturer of electrolytic capacitors for the expanding radio market of the 1920s. He is known for the Mershon Auditorium (1957) and the Mershon Center at his alma mater Ohio State University that his estate made possible. In 1956 a biography and summary of his work was published by Ohio State University; the following article is a digest of that publication.

  18. Henrik J. Krebs

    Henrik J. Krebs


    Henrik Johannes Krebs (June 27, 1847 – October 7, 1929), sometimes called Henry J. Krebs, was an American immigrant from Denmark who started the Krebs Pigments and Chemical Company to manufacture the pigment lithopone.

  19. Leonard Case, Jr.

    Leonard Case, Jr.


    Leonard Case Jr. (January 27, 1820, Cleveland – January 6, 1880) was a philanthropist who endowed the Case School of Applied Science (later Case Institute of Technology, later merged with Western Reserve University to become Case Western Reserve University). He graduated from Yale University in 1842. Though he was ill for all his life, he was devoted to academic affairs.

  20. Leander Clark

    Leander Clark

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    Leander Clark (July 17, 1823 - December 22, 1910) was an American businessman, Iowa state legislator, Union Army officer during the Civil War, and Indian agent who was the namesake for Leander Clark College.

  21. Louis Brandeis

    Louis Brandeis


    Louis Dembitz Brandeis (/ˈbrænds/; November 13, 1856 – October 5, 1941) was an American lawyer and associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916 to 1939.

  22. Gheorghe I. Ta?c?

    Gheorghe I. Ta?c?


  23. Dorothy Payne Whitney

    Dorothy Payne Whitney

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    Dorothy Payne Whitney (January 23, 1887 – December 14, 1968) was an American-born social activist and philanthropist and a member of the prominent Whitney family.

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