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Brisbane, Sir Thomas

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪzbən/

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(1773–1860), Scottish soldier and astronomer; full name Thomas Makdougall Brisbane. In 1790 he joined the army, becoming major general in 1813. He was governor of New South Wales (1821-5) and became an acclaimed astronomer.

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