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Biographical account of Alexander Wilson

Patrick Wilson

Biographical account of Alexander Wilson

by Patrick Wilson

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Published by William Blackwood, T. Cadell in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilson, Alexander.,
  • Astronomers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Patrick Wilson.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QB36.W6 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. [1]-17
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19269812M

      WILSON. (Lieutenant, f-p., 21; h-p., Alexander Wilson entered the Navy, 28 July, , as A.B., on board the Blo Capt. John Markham, stationed in the Channel and West Indies; where he continued chiefly employed, in different capacities, but principally as Midshipman and Master’s Mate, with the same officer and with Capts. Thos. Louis and Edw. Thurlow Smith in the Hannibal and.   IT’S more than years since the ‘Birdman of Paisley’ published his first book, but his popularity has yet to wane. Poems By Alexander Wilson hit the streets in and although the.

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    BornSaint Andrews, Scotland, DiedEdinburgh, Scotland, 16 October Alexander Wilson suggested that stars may be prevented from falling together under mutual gravitational attraction by their motion around a distant common center of gravity, but he is best known today for his observation that sunspots at the limb of the visible surface of the Sun appear to be saucer-shaped. Biographical Database of NAWSA Suffragists, Biography of Helen Louise Nichols Young, By Emily Treasure Graduate student, Idaho State University.


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Prof Alexander Wilson FRSE ( – 16 October ) was a Scottish surgeon, type-founder, astronomer, mathematician and was the first scientist to use of kites in meteorological investigations.

His son Patrick Wilson succeeded him as Regius Professor of Practical Astronomy at Glasgow University, in Early life. Wilson was born in St. Andrews, Fife, the son of Patrick Alma mater: St Andrews University. Alexander Wilson has 44 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alexander Wilson’s most popular book is The Mystery of Tunnel 51 (Wallace of the Secret Serv.

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He wrote under the names Alexander Wilson, Geoffrey Spencer, Gregory Wilson, and Michael his death his family discovered that he had been a serial bigamist who had lied to many people.

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Articles provide biographical facts about each architect, and commentary on his or her work.5/5(3). Alexander Wilson was an English writer, spy and MI6 officer. Under his own name and the pseudonyms of Geoffrey Spencer, Gregory Wilson, and Michael Chesney, he penned 24 novels between and He wrote a further four unpublished novels and his last spy short story was published in a Faber & Faber collection My Best Spy Story in /5.

Alexander Wilson Sir Leonard Wallace, the famous chief of the Secret Service, finds that the peace of Europe is threatened by a gang engaged in the theft and sale of national secrets. Wallace gets busy and is assisted by the gang leader's own fear of him, as well as. This website is owned and run by the Alexander Wilson Estate as an opportunity to analyse, investigate and review the life, times and writings of Alexander Wilson- an author, adventurer and spy who was born in Dover, England in and lived until his 70th year in The US and International edition of the.

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[(Wallace of the Secret Service)] [By (author) Alexander Wilson] published on (April, ) Apr by Alexander Wilson Paperback.

In Alexander Wilson: The Scot Who Founded American Ornithology the authors promote very successfully the claim made in the book's title. The biography of Wilson therein is not that long.

Wilson died young and, for his life, the source materials by: 3. Alexander Wilson, (born July 6,Paisley, Renfrew, Scot.—died Aug. 23,Philadelphia), Scottish-born ornithologist and poet whose pioneering work on North American birds, American Ornithology, 9 vol., (–14), established him as a founder of American ornithology and one of the foremost naturalists of his time.

During his early years in Scotland he wrote poetry while working as. Alexander Wilson was a writer, spy and secret service officer. He served in the First World War before moving to India to teach as a Professor of English Literature, and began writing spy novels whilst there.

During WW2, Wallace worked as an intelligence agent. Alexander Wilson (– Aug ) was a Scottish-American poet, ornithologist, naturalist and illustrator. He was born in Paisley, Scotland on July 6, He was born in the town of Paisley - in the west central lowlands, near Glasgow, Scotland - on July Place Of Birth: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Works []. Thoughts on General Gravitation and Views thence arising as to the State of the Universe, ; Works about Wilson []. Biographical account of Alexander Wilson, MD, late professor of practical astronomy in Glasgow, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, "Wilson, Alexander ()," in Dictionary of National Biography, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (–) in Alexander Wilson was born on 24 October, and died on 4 April, Before writing he was a spy and MI6 officer and used his experience as a basis for his page-turning novels.

Born in Dover to an Irish mother and English father (who was in the army), he served in the war and published his first novel The Mystery of Tunnel in Folio Book composed of sheets that are folded once and printed on both sides, making two leaves and four pages.

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A. N. Wilson writes idiosyncratic books. The author states (p. ), "This book is the story of Tolstoy, as a writer and thinker." When I began reading, I mistakenly thought I was reading biography.

As I plowed on I discovered that Wilson's "Tolstoy" is only about 30 percent biography.5/5(5).