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William Hamilton
b.13 Dec 1730
d.6 Apr 1803
  1. Lady Elizabeth Hamilton - 1800
  2. Lady Jane Hamilton1726 - 1771
  3. William Hamilton1730 - 1803
  • HWilliam Hamilton1730 - 1803
  • WAmy Lyon1761 - 1815
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Name William Hamilton
Gender Male
Birth[1] 13 Dec 1730
Death[1] 6 Apr 1803


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Sir William Hamilton KB, PC, FRS (12 January 1731 – 6 April 1803) was a Scottish diplomat, antiquarian, archaeologist and vulcanologist. After a short period as a Member of Parliament, he served as British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Naples from 1764 to 1800. He studied Mounts Vesuvius and Etna, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society and recipient of the Copley Medal.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William Hamilton (diplomat), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).