Brisbane, Sir Thomas Macdougall (17731860)

Brisbane, Sir Thomas Macdougall, British general, a man of science and an astronomer, born near Largs, Ayrshire; saw service as a soldier; was appointed governor of New South Wales to the profit of the colony; gave name to the capital of Queensland; catalogued over 7000 stars; succeeded Scott as president of the Royal Society (17731860).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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