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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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Stamp not only founded the Alexander Thomson Society in 1991 and curated a major Thomson exhibition in 1999, but also lived in the house in Moray Place that Thomson had designed for himself.
Shinya Yamanaka was the second winner, sharing the prize in 2011 with James Alexander Thomson of the US.
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.
were the professors, James Alexander Thomson (USA) and Shinya Yamanaka of
Referees: Craig Alexander Thomson, Tom Hugh Murphy, Francis Andrews (Scotland)
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
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.
In 1874, the year before he died, the architect Alexander Thomson delivered a series of public lectures on the history of architecture.