Soldier and politician. Born Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Lieutenant-general in the army. Served in the Napoleonic Wars. Died following a hit at a battle, a victory, near Alexandria.
Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Egypt, Scotland
The four Adam brothers: John (1721-1792, born Edinburgh), Robert - the important one, James and William, (1738-1822, suicide) together designed classical buildings. Father was an architect. Ini...
Group, Architecture, Property, Scotland
Born Edinburgh. Died 13 Albemarle Street. By 1754 had joined the family architectural firm. One of four Adam brothers.
Person, Architecture, Scotland
Born in Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland. Died 13 Albemarle Street and is buried in Westminster Abbey. Robert is the most celebrated of the four Adam brothers, who together designed classical build...
Person, Architecture, Seriously Famous, Scotland
Doctor. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (his birth date may have been the 9th of July 1873). He won a scholarship in 1892, which paid for his passage to Britain, where he studied in Edinburgh and G...
Person, Medicine, Nationalism, Caribbean Islands, Scotland
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