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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Bruce, Thomas, 7th earl of Elgin
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"Bruce, Thomas, 7th earl of Elgin." The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed.. . Retrieved January 16, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/reference/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/bruce-thomas-7th-earl-elgin