Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee (1747 - 1813)

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
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About Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee

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"Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee (15 October 1747 - 5 January 1813) was a Scottish lawyer, writer, and professor. Tytler was also a historian, and for some years was Professor of Universal History, and Greek and Roman Antiquities, in the University of Edinburgh. Tytler's other titles included Senator of the College of Justice, and George Commissioner of Justiciary in Scotland. Tytler was a friend of Robert Burns, and prevailed upon him to remove lines from his poem "Tam o' Shanter" which were insulting to the legal and clerical professions. His son was Patrick Fraser Tytler, traveller and historian."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Alexander Fraser Tytler', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 26 September 2012, 16:42 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alexander_Fraser_Tytler&oldid=514669721> [accessed 27 September 2012]

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Alexander Fraser Tytler, Lord Woodhouselee's Timeline

1747
October 15, 1747
Edinburgh, Scotland
1777
September 10, 1777
Age 29
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1780
October 9, 1780
Age 32
1791
August 30, 1791
Age 43
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1813
January 5, 1813
Age 65
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Edinburgh, Scotland