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date: 20 October 2019

Hosie, Sir Alexanderlocked

  • W. E. Soothill
  • , revised by K. D. Reynolds


Hosie, Sir Alexander (1853–1925), diplomatist and explorer, was born at Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, on 16 January 1853, the elder son and second child of Alexander Hosie, a farmer, and his wife, Jean, daughter of James Anderson. His father's farm did not prosper, and the family moved to ...

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