Alexander Douglas

1713–
Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Douglas was born on 23 August 1713, in Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Douglass, was 30 and his mother, Margaret Stevenson, was 30.

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Family Time Line

William Douglass
1683–
Margaret Stevenson
1683–
Margaret Douglas
1703–
James Douglas
1706–
Elizabeth Douglas
1708–
Catharine Douglas
1709–
Robert Douglas
1711–
Alexander Douglas
1713–
John Douglass
1734–
Thomas Douglass
1738–1803

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World Events (3)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 89

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 102

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 110

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Gaelic: From Gaelic "dubh-ghlas," dark grey.

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