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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Lord

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

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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Two Macaulays

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Wine Office Court

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