ARMSTRONG, JOHN

   a Scotch doctor and poet, born in Roxburghshire, practised medicine in London; friend of poet Thomson, as well as of Wilkes and Smollett, and author of "The Art of Preserving Health" (1709-1779).

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  • Armstrong, John — (1709 1779)    Scottish doctor, poet and essayist, from Roxburghshire, the son of a clergyman. After qualifying from Edinburgh in 1732 he practiced in London. In 1746 he was appointed physician to the London Soldiers Hospital, and from 1760 to… …   British and Irish poets

  • Armstrong, John — ▪ American diplomat born November 25, 1758, Carlisle, Pennsylvania [U.S.] died April 1, 1843, Red Hook, New York, U.S.       American soldier, diplomat, and politician who, as U.S. secretary of war during the War of 1812 (1812, War of), was… …   Universalium

  • Armstrong, John, M.D. — (1709 1779)    Poet, s. of the minister of Castleton, Roxburghshire, studied medicine, which he practised in London. He is remembered as the friend of Thomson, Mallet, and other literary celebrities of the time, and as the author of a poem on The …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • John Armstrong, Jr. — John Armstrong jun. John Armstrong Jr. (* 25. November 1758 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; † 1. April 1843 in Red Hook, New York) war ein US amerikanischer Soldat und Politiker. Er war ein Delegierter des Kontinentalkongresses, Senator von New York… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Armstrong Jr. — John Armstrong jun. John Armstrong Jr. (* 25. November 1758 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; † 1. April 1843 in Red Hook, New York) war ein US amerikanischer Soldat und Politiker. Er war ein Delegierter des Kontinentalkongresses, Senator von New York… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Armstrong junior — John Armstrong John Armstrong Jr. (* 25. November 1758 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania; † 1. April 1843 in Red Hook, New York) war ein US amerikanischer Soldat und Politiker. Er war ein Delegierter des Kontinentalkong …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Armstrong (general) — John Armstrong (général) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Armstrong. John Armstrong, né le 13 octobre 1717, mort le 9 mars 1795, est un ingénieur civil et un soldat américain qui a servi comme général pendant le guerre d indépendance américaine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Armstrong (surname) — Armstrong is a surname, and may refer to:* Clan Armstrong, a Scottish clan from the border area between England and ScotlandReal people* Adam Armstrong (1909 1982), Australian politician * Alexander Armstrong several people, including **… …   Wikipedia

  • John Barclay Armstrong — (January 1, 1850 ndash; May 1, 1913) was a Texas Ranger lieutenant and a United States Marshal, usually remembered for his role in the pursuit and capture of the famous gunfighter John Wesley Hardin.Armstrong was born in McMinnville, Tennessee,… …   Wikipedia

  • John Armstrong (Poet) — Armstrong John Armstrong (* 1709 in Roxburghshire; † 7. September 1779 in Covent Garden) war ein schottischer Arzt und Dichter. Armstrong studierte Medizin in Edinburgh, ließ sich dann als praktischer Arzt in London nieder, ward 1749 Hospitalarzt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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