Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

Birth
Putney, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England
Death 16 Jan 1794 (aged 56)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Fletching, Wealden District, East Sussex, England
Memorial ID 10453968 · View Source
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Historian. He was a British scholar best-known as the author of the monumental "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire", which is often considered the greatest historical work written in English.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 10453968
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Gibbon (8 May 1737–16 Jan 1794), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10453968, citing St. Andrew and St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard, Fletching, Wealden District, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .