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Thomson, Alexander

(1817–1875)
Scottish Neoclassical architect; an original designer influenced by Schinkel. He worked mostly in Glasgow. His buildings drew on a variety of sources, including ancient Egyptian, Persian, and Indian architecture.
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UEFA has appointed Scottish referee Craig Alexander Thomson, aided by Francis Connor and David McGeachie on the sidelines.
Lance Corporal Saunders, and Trooper Henry Alexander Thomson from Lewisham, a member of the Lothian and Border Horse (Royal Armoured Corps), were captured by the Germans at St Valery near Dieppe in France in 1940.
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The pair booked into the Alexander Thomson hotel, in the city's Argyle Street.
Alexander Thomson, 20, had been visiting his relatives over Christmas and New Year in Scotland from his Tyneside home when he was attacked.
Alexander Thomson, 20, died in the early hours of Sunday morning in a flat in the Morningside area of Edinburgh - his ex-girlfriend Laura King's home.
A call to people to 'stop pretending to be Christians' and to accept the challenge of the times by recreating a strong Church life, was made by the Bishop of Coventry (Dr Neville Gorton) on Saturday, when instituting the Rev James Alexander Thomson as vicar of Kenilworth
So, the following year, I was instrumental in founding the Alexander Thomson Society, in emulation of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society (founded in 1974), to do something about this sorry state of affairs.
I am scarcely the best person to give an objective view of Glasgow's Year of Architecture and Design as I was so much involved with what even others admit was the great success of the year: the Alexander Thomson exhibition.
I also found it very interesting that his great-great-grandfather, Alexander Thomson, who was a horse and cart driver, grew up in Gordon Street in Leith, where he must have been aware of the recently established Hibernian football team.