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Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay

William Thomas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195169218
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/17349
Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay

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Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron Macaulay (1800–1859), historian, essayist, and poet, was born on 25 October 1800, the son of Zachary Macaulay (1768–1838) and Selina Mills (d. 1831). Zachary Macaulay was the son of John Macaulay, minister of Cardross in Dunbartonshire. After apprenticeship to a merchant in ...

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets) ; Literature ; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers) ; Education ; History

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