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Schomberg, Sir Alexander (1720–1804), naval officer

J. K. Laughton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/24817

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Schomberg, Sir Alexander (1720–1804), naval officer, was born in London, the fifth son of Meyer Löw Schomberg (1690–1761), a physician of German descent who established a successful London practice in Fenchurch Street. His elder brothers, Isaac Schomberg and Ralph (Raphael) Schomberg, followed their father into the medical profession; two more, ...

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Subjects: Military History ; Naval Forces and Warfare

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