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Biography of Sir Archibald Alison


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Alison, Sir Archibald, born in 1792, son of a clergyman. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh and called to the Scottish bar, becoming deputy advocate in 1822. But he is best known as a historian, his great work being "The History of Europe from the French Revolution to the Restoration of the Bourbons." He died in 1867.