• Born date: 1889-02-22
  • Born in: Cartmel
  • Death date: 1943-01-09
  • Death in: Coniston, Cumbria
R. G. Collingwood

Robin George Collingwood (22 February 1889 – 9 January 1943) was an English philosopher and historian. He was born at Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, in Lancashire, the son of the academic W. G. Collingwood. He was educated at Rugby School and at University College, Oxford, where he read Greats. He graduated with congratulatory first class honours and, prior to his graduation, was elected a fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.