Alexander William Crawford Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford

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Alexander William Crawford Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford

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Birthplace: Muncaster Castle, Cumbria, England UK
Death: Died in Villa Palmieri, Florence, Italy
Place of Burial: Dun Echt, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of James Lindsay, 24th Earl of Crawford and Hon. Maria Margaret Francis Pennington
Husband of Margaret Lindsay
Father of James Ludovic Lindsay, 26th Earl of Crawford; Lady Alice Frances Lindsay; Mary Susan Felicie Meynell and Anne Catherine Sybil Bowes-Lyon
Brother of Charles Hugh Lindsay; General Hon Sir James Lindsay, KCMG and Colin Lindsay, of Deerpark

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About Alexander William Crawford Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford

Alexander William Crawford Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford, 8th Earl of Balcarres (16 October 1812 – 13 December 1880), styled Lord Lindsay between 1825 and 1869, was a Scottish peer, art historian and collector.

He published "Progression by Antagonism" in 1846 and "Sketches of the History of Christian Art" in 1847. He became an avid art collector and many of his acquisitions are on display in galleries around the world.

He travelled to the Middle East in 1837/38, writing Letters on Egypt, Edom and the Holy Land.

His other passion was genealogy. He was the author of the three volume Lives of the Lindsays on the genealogy of his family. In 1868 he published A memoir of Lady Anna Mackenzie, countess of Balcarres and afterwards of Argyll, 1621-1706] which recorded the life of Lady Anna Mackenzie.

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Alexander William Crawford Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford's Timeline

1812
October 16, 1812
Cumbria, England UK
December 6, 1812
Cumberland, England
1847
July 28, 1847
Age 34
St-Germain, Île-de-France, France
1852
May 19, 1852
Age 39
Berkeley Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England
1858
December 24, 1858
Age 46
1880
December 13, 1880
Age 68
Villa Palmieri, Florence, Italy
December 29, 1880
Age 68
Dun Echt, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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