HAROLD HORACE HOPKINS: A SHORT BIOGRAPHY

@article{Bhatt2010HAROLDHH,
  title={HAROLD HORACE HOPKINS: A SHORT BIOGRAPHY},
  author={Jaimin R. Bhatt and Adam V. Jones and Stephen Foley and Zaheer Shah and Peter Malone and Derek Fawcett and Sunil Kumar},
  journal={BJU International},
  year={2010},
  volume={106}
}
Harold Horace Hopkins (Fig. 1) was born in 1918 in Leicester, UK. His father was a baker and he was the last of six children. Despite the hardships of the 1920s, he was encouraged to study by his mother, a socialist who had a deep-rooted respect for education. He obtained one of only two scholarships to Gateway, a local grammar school at the age of 11. His natural ability to master languages made his previous headmaster persuade him to drop the sciences. However, the new head recognized his… Expand
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