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John Kyrle, 1637-1724

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1637
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Date of Death: 1724
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Identity:

John Kyrle was a seventeenth century philanthropist.

Life:

The Kyrle Society, was founded in 1877 in his memory. It promoted various social causes including the laying out of parks and open spaces.

Bibliography:

Encyclopedia Brittanica, (11th edition) 1911, at http://www.1911encyclopedia.org (accessed 2005).