|Birth Day||December 3, 1795|
|Age||224 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Aug 27, 1879 (age 83)|
Reformer of the postal system and Inventor of the first postage stamp.
He worked as a student-teacher, specializing in astronomy. As a hobby, he painted landscapes.
He worked on reforming England's school system and helped to colonize the continent of Australia.
His father Thomas Wright Hill was an acclaimed educator and Politician.
He was selected to join other luminaries, such as Captain James Cook, as a Fellow of the Royal Society.