James Fergusson

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1808 – 1886

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Who was James Fergusson?

James Fergusson FRS was a Scottish architectural historian, mainly remembered for his interest in Indian historical architecture and antiquities. He was an important figure in the 19th century rediscovery of ancient India. He was originally a businessman, and though not formally trained as an architect, designed some buildings and decorative schemes.

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Born
Jan 22, 1808
Ayr
Nationality
  • Scotland
Profession
Education
  • Royal High School, Edinburgh
Died
Jan 9, 1886
London

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on July 23, 2013

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