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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) was a Scottish nobleman, soldier, politician and diplomat, known primarily for the removal of marble sculptures (known as the Elgin Marbles) from the Parthenon in Athens. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin has received more than 266,825 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin is the 6,547th most popular politician (up from 6,946th in 2019), the 1,426th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,452nd in 2019) and the 232nd most popular British Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 6,547 out of 15,710Before him are Laurent Fabius, Abdon, Al-Mansur Ali, Sabinus Julianus, Ali Bey al-Kabir, and William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham. After him are Meleager, Stanisław Kania, Roger III of Sicily, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, Mithridates III of Pontus, and Clara Campoamor.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1766, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 16Before him are Dominique Jean Larrey, Rodolphe Kreutzer, Maine de Biran, José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, Johanna Schopenhauer, and Charlotte, Princess Royal. After him are Robert Darwin, François-Xavier Fabre, Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, Samuel Wilson, Charles Macintosh, and Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel. Among people deceased in 1841, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 19Before him are Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, Félix Savart, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Friedrich Parrot, Aloysius Bertrand, and Tokugawa Ienari. After him are Franz Xaver von Baader, Countess Claudine Rhédey von Kis-Rhéde, Bertrand Barère, George Green, Peter Chanel, and Princess Augusta of Prussia.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 1,426 out of 6,924Before him are Rupert Everett (1959), John Guillermin (1925), Paddy Roy Bates (1921), Herbert Pitman (1877), William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708), and Channing Tatum (1980). After him are Ethel Smyth (1858), Steven Runciman (1903), Arthur Machen (1863), William George Horner (1786), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), and Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin ranks 232Before him are Blanche of Lancaster (1345), Joe Davis (1901), Henry Pelham (1694), Mark of Cornwall (480), Herbert Pitman (1877), and William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (1708). After him are Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex (1565), Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet (1810), John Hume (1937), Jeremy Corbyn (1949), Glenda Jackson (1936), and Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914).