Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin (1766 - 1841) MP

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Nicknames: "11th Earl of Kincardine"
Birthplace: Broomhall, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died in Paris, France
Managed by: Alan Roxburgh
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About Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin

Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (20 July 1766, Broomhall, Fife - 14 November 1841, Paris) was a British nobleman and diplomat, known for the removal of marble sculptures (also known as the Elgin Marbles) from the Parthenon in Athens.[1] Elgin (pronounced /ˈɛlɡɪn/ with a 'hard g') was the second son of Charles Bruce, 5th Earl of Elgin and his wife Martha Whyte. He succeeded his older brother William, the 6th earl, in 1771 while he was only five. [1]

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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin's Timeline

1766
July 20, 1766
Broomhall, Fife, Scotland
1799
March 11, 1799
Age 32
1799
- 1803
Age 32
1802
September 23, 1802
Age 36
1808
1808
Age 41
1810
September 21, 1810
Age 44
Fife, Scotland
1811
July 20, 1811
Age 45
Park Lane, Westminster, Middlesex, England
1813
1813
Age 46
1814
April 14, 1814
Age 47
1815
1815
Age 48