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date: 18 May 2021

Hume, Davidlocked

  • John Robertson


Hume, David (1711–1776), philosopher and historian, was born in Edinburgh, probably in the family's home in the Lawnmarket, on 26 April 1711. He was the second son and third child of Joseph Home of Ninewells (1681–1713), landowner and advocate, and Katherine Falconer (1683–1745)...

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