James Macpherson

Author

1736 – 1796

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Who was James Macpherson?

James Macpherson was a Scottish writer, poet, literary collector and politician, known as the "translator" of the Ossian cycle of poems.

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Born
Oct 27, 1736
Ruthven
Also known as
  • Ossian
Profession
Education
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Marischal College
Lived in
  • Badenoch and Strathspey
Died
Feb 17, 1796
Inverness

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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