Finlay, George, 1799-1875

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1799-12-21
Death 1875-01-26
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: historian of Greece

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x000358

George Finlay, English philhellene and historian. He traveled to Greece in the 1820's help in the struggle for Greek independence. There he befriended Lord Byron, with whom enjoyed long literary conversations before the famous poet died in 1824.

From the description of George Finlay manuscript material : 1 item, 1861 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 226296821

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Subjects:

  • Historians--Correspondence
  • Pollution

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • Cephalonia, Greece (as recorded)
  • Ostend, Flanders (as recorded)
  • Geneva, Switzerland (as recorded)
  • Greece (as recorded)
  • Drammen, Norway (as recorded)
  • Serbia, Europe (as recorded)
  • Society Islands, South Pacific Ocean (as recorded)
  • Chelsea, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Greece, Europe (as recorded)