Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell's Death

Born (Birthday) July 27, 1777

Death Date June 15, 1844

Age of Death 66 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

Profession Poet

The poet Thomas Campbell died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Scottish poet who became known for his sentimental verse and patriotic songs. His works include “The Pilgrim of Glencoe,” “Ye Mariners of England,” and “The Soldier’s Dream.”

He was one of eleven children born to Alexander and Margaret Campbell.

He served for a decade as editor of the New Monthly Magazine.

Personal Life

He wed his cousin, Matilda Sinclair, in 1803.

Several of his relatives traveled to and lived in Virginia. One of his brothers even married the daughter of American politician and orator Patrick Henry.

How did Thomas Campbell die?

Thomas Campbell was ambushed on his doorstep before being murdered inside his house in Tameside in July.



"Tomorrow let us do or die!"

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"What millions died that Caesar might be great!"

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"Ye are brothers, ye are men, and we conquer but to save."

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"The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree."

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"An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write; but how shall I begin? For I'm sure I have not original in me, Excepting Original Sin."

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