James Macpherson

Author

1736 – 1796

59 Views

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.

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"James Macpherson." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 19 Nov. 2019. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/james_macpherson>.


Discuss this James Macpherson biography with the community:


We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

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