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date: 25 February 2021

Ferguson, Adamlocked

(1723–1816)
  • Fania Oz-Salzberger

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Ferguson, Adam (1723–1816), philosopher and historian, was born on 20 June 1723 in the village of Logierait, Perthshire, the youngest of nine children born to Adam Fergusson (1672–1754), the parish minister, and his wife, Mary (b. c.1680), daughter of Patrick Gordon...

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