Arthur Cohen

Arthur Cohen KC was an English barrister and Liberal Party politician. After three years' study at the gymnasium in Frankfort-on-the-Main, he entered as a student at University College London. Thence he proceeded to Cambridge University at a time when it was almost impossible for a Jew to gain admission into the colleges. At length he was received into Magdalene College, Cambridge. In 1852 he was elected president of the Cambridge Union Society. At Cambridge Cohen had a successful career, coming out fifth wrangler in the mathematical tripos; but he was prevented from taking his degree till after the repeal of the Test Act in 1871. He became the first practising Jew to graduate from Cam ... more on Wikipedia

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