Quintin HoggQuintin Hogg
) was an English merchant
, known for his philanthropic activities. Hogg was born in London
and educated at Eton College
, then became involved in London trade, particularly the commodities of tea and sugar. Having made a fortune in these trades, he proceeded to open a school for poor children at Charing Cross
. In 1882
, he founded Regent Street Polytechnic
, and it was in that actual place that he died.
For Quintin Hogg (1907-2001), politician, see Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone.
See also: London Polytechnic