Thomas Bruce 7th earl of Elgin

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Elgin, Thomas Bruce, 7th earl of

Thomas Bruce Elgin, 7th earl of, 1766–1841, British diplomat. He served on diplomatic missions to Vienna, Brussels, Berlin, and Constantinople. While in Constantinople (1799–1803), he arranged for the so-called Elgin Marbles to be brought to England. He was succeeded by his son James Bruce, who became the 8th earl of Elgin.

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