Person    | Male  Born 25/10/1800  Died 28/12/1859

Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay

Categories: History, Poetry, Politics & Administration

Countries: India

Historian, essayist, poet. Born Leicestershire but brought up in the Clapham home. Spent four years (1834 - 8) as an administrator in India, during which he showed little interest in Indian culture but began thinking about his masterpiece 'The History of England' which he began on his arrival back in London, via Italy, in 1939. Co-founder of the National Portrait Gallery. Died at home at Holly Lodge, Campden Hill, which he had bought in 1856.

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Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Two Macaulays

Zachary Macaulay (1768 - 1838), philanthropist, and his son Thomas Babington ...

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Wine Office Court

The Rhymers' Club is not specifically mentioned on the plaque but Ye Olde Che...

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Peter Arnold

Peter Arnold

Tenuously connected to Benedict Arnold.  From NBC: "An amateur historian, Arnold thoroughly researched his family lineage and discovered a link to the general - although his own branch of the Arnol...

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Leland Lewis Duncan

Leland Lewis Duncan

Historian, author and public servant. Born in Lewisham. He served in the War Office for forty years and was rewarded with an M.V.O. (Member of the Victorian Order) and an O.B.E. His interest in loc...

Person, History, Politics & Administration

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