John Brand

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Birthday
19, 1744
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 11, 1806 (62)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1744
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 11, 1806 (62)

About

English scholar, author, and longtime secretary of the London Society of Antiquaries.

Before Fame

He worked as a shoemaker's apprentice before studying at Lincoln College, Oxford.

Trivia

He authored the famous 1777 work Popular Antiquities.

Family Life

He was born into a family in northeast England's County Durham.

Associated With

Archaeologist Howard Carter, who worked in the Egyptian pyramids, also made a career out of antiquities.