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Charles Hamilton
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Date of Birth: 1752 or 1753

Place of Birth: Belfast

Date of Death: 1792

Place of Death: London


Charles Hamilton was born in Belfast in 1752 or 1753. His father died of typhus fever in 1759, and his mother died in 1767. After completing his academic education in Belfast, he spent two years in Dublin before deciding on a military career. He left for India early in 1772 and secured a cadets…

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Guenther, Alan, “Charles Hamilton”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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