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Thomas Hamilton
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Born in Glasgow, Glasgow
Born on 11th of January 1784
Died on 24th of February 1858

Born 1784. Died 1858 - Scottish architect.

Leading figure in the international Greek Revival. One of the founders of the Royal Scottish Academy. His designs included The Burns Monument, Alloway; The Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh; Cumston House, Kirkcudbright; and the George IV bridge.

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