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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin

1766 - 1841

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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (; 20 July 1766 – 14 November 1841), often known as Lord Elgin, was a British nobleman, soldier, politician and diplomat, known primarily for the controversial procurement of marble sculptures (known as the Elgin Marbles) from the Parthenon and other structures on the Acropolis of Athens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin has received more than 419,210 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin is the 6,835th most popular politician (down from 6,539th in 2019), the 1,416th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,424th in 2019) and the 227th most popular British Politician.

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Among politicians, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 6,835 out of 15,577Before him are Kamehameha II, Wolfgang Schüssel, George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Viktor Chernov, Ar-Rashid, and Dervan. After him are Rusa II, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Peter II, Count of Savoy, Blanche of Artois, Cleph, and Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius.

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Among people born in 1766, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 17Before him are Rodolphe Kreutzer, Charlotte, Princess Royal, William Hyde Wollaston, José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, Johanna Schopenhauer, and Robert Darwin. After him are Charles Macintosh, François-Xavier Fabre, Slimane of Morocco, Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, Samuel Wilson, and Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel. Among people deceased in 1841, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 16Before him are Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Friedrich Sertürner, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Minh Mạng, Friedrich Parrot, and Félix Savart. After him are Franz Xaver von Baader, Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, Tokugawa Ienari, Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, Bertrand Barère, and Aloysius Bertrand.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 1,416 out of 7,765Before him are Andy Summers (1942), John Guillermin (1925), Lady Caroline Lamb (1785), Roger Byrne (1929), Sebastian Coe (1956), and Frances Fisher (1952). After him are Brian Aldiss (1925), Claire Bloom (1931), Paul Rodgers (1949), Frederick Delius (1862), Derek Jarman (1942), and Malcolm McLaren (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 227Before him are Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799), Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (1883), Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770), Herbert Pitman (1877), and Ed Miliband (1969). After him are Ælle of Sussex (500), Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (1870), Beorhtric of Wessex (800), Penda of Mercia (606), Edward the Exile (1016), and Jeffrey Archer (1940).