Edward Gibbon

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Edward Gibbon
Edward Emily Gibbon.jpg
Portrait, ile on canvas, o Edward Gibbon bi Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792)
Born 27 Aprile 1737
Putney, Surrey, Ingland
Died 16 Januar 1794(1794-01-16) (agit 56)
Lunnon

Edward Gibbon (8 May 1737[1] – 16 Januar 1794)[2] wis an Inglis historian an Member o Pairliament.

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  1. O.S. 27 April
  2. Gibbon's birthday is 27 Aprile 1737 o the auld style (O.S.) Julian calendar; Ingland adoptit the new style (N.S.) Gregorian calendar in 1752, an thereafter Gibbon's birthday wis celebratit on 8 Mey 1737 N.S.