Forbes, ‘Alexander’


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Alexander Forbes (1564—1617) bishop of Aberdeen

Alexander Forbes (1678—1762) philosopher and Jacobite army officer

Alexander James ‘Jim’ de Burgh Forbes (b. 1923)

Alexander Penrose Forbes (1817—1875) Scottish Episcopal bishop of Brechin

Sir Alexander Forbes Proctor Roger (1878—1961) businessman and public servant

William Alexander Forbes (1855—1883) zoologist


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born Banffshire, Scotland, was sent down from King's College, Aberdeen, for a youthful misdemeanour (‘either snowballing or lampooning a professor’) and came to Australia in 1862, wandering outback Queensland ...

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