in American National Biography Online
P ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Education; Philosophy. 8849 words.
Jefferson, Thomas (13 April 1743–04 July 1826), philosopher, author of the Declaration of Independence, and president of the United States, was born at Shadwell, in what became Albemarle...
in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; British History; Political History; Education; Philosophy. 1616 words.
Ramsay, Andrew Michael [Jacobite Sir Andrew Ramsay, baronet] (1686–1743), philosopher and Jacobite sympathizer, was born in Ayr in 1686, probably on 29 May, the son of Andrew Ramsay (c.1660–null...