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Definition of the noun alexander hamilton

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  1. United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)


  1. Alexander Hamilton was a founding father of the United States, chief staff aide to General George Washington, one of the most influential interpreters and promoters of the U.S. Constitution, the founder of the nation's financial system, and the founder of the first political party.
    • also known as Гамілтон Александер; Гамильтон, Александр; 亚历山大·汉密尔顿
    • born on (259 years ago) in Charlestown, child of Rachel Faucette Buck and James A. Hamilton
    • ethnicity: Scottish American
    • nationality: United States of America
    • religion: Episcopal Church, Christian, Presbyterianism
    • education: Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York
    • profession: Lawyer, politician, financier, economist, author
    • Marriage with Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton between and (23 years and 7 months)
    • parent of
    • died on (211 years ago) in New York City of duel, firearm
    • written works: "Federalist No. 1", "Federalist No. 12", "Federalist No. 11", "Federalist No. 16", "Federalist No. 17", "Federalist No. 13", "Federalist No. 15", "Federalist No. 28", "Federalist No. 24", "Federalist No. 29", "Federalist No. 22", "Federalist No. 26", "Federalist No. 27", "Federalist No. 23", "Federalist No. 21", "Federalist No. 25", "Federalist No. 36", "Federalist No. 32", "Federalist No. 30", "Federalist No. 35", "Federalist No. 31", "Federalist No. 33", "Federalist No. 69", "Federalist No. 67", "Federalist No. 66", "Federalist No. 65", "Federalist No. 60", "Federalist No. 6", "Federalist No. 59", "Federalist No. 74", "Federalist No. 77", "Federalist No. 72", "Federalist No. 7", "Federalist No. 79", "Federalist No. 73", "Federalist No. 76", "Federalist No. 75", "Federalist No. 71", "Federalist No. 78", "Federalist No. 83", "Federalist No. 85", "Federalist No. 8", "Federalist No. 80", "Federalist No. 9", "Four Flowers", "Amerikanskie Federalisty", "Report on the Subject of Manufactures", "Hamilton: Writings", "Federalist No. 34", "Federalist No. 61"
  2. Alexander Hamilton was a Scottish sea captain, privateer and merchant.
    • died in (284 years ago)
    • written work: "A new account of the East Indies"
  3. Alexander Hamilton a.k.a. Alexander Hamilton Jr. was the third child and the second son of Alexander Hamilton. He graduated from Columbia University, several weeks after his father was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr in 1804. He was invited to be an apprentice attorney in Stephen Higginson's Boston law firm and later became a lawyer.
  4. Alexander Hamilton: Dr Alexander Hamilton was a Scottish born doctor and writer from eighteenth century colonial Maryland.
    • born in (304 years ago)
    • died in (260 years ago)
    • written works: "The history of the ancient and honorable Tuesday Club", "Hamilton's Itinerarium", "The Tuesday Club"
  5. Alexander Hamilton was a British linguist who was one of the first Europeans to study the Sanskrit language. He taught the language to most of the earliest European scholars of Indo-European linguistics.
    • also known as Гамильтон, Александр
    • born in (254 years ago)
    • died in (192 years ago)
  6. Alexander Hamilton: Reverend Alexander Hamilton, D.D. was an Episcopal clergyman and great grandson of Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. He was the rector of Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Weston, Connecticut by 1893; St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Woodbury, Connecticut by 1915; and Christ Church in Westport, Connecticut until he retired in 1920. Hamilton was the chaplain for the Society of the Cincinnati and the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the Revolution. He was also a member of the Advisory Council for the Daughters of the Cincinnati.
  7. Alexander Hamilton was a general in the New York Militia and the grandson of Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
  8. Alexander Hamilton: Alexander Kenneth Hamilton was an eminent Anglican clergyman during the second half of the 20th century.
    • born in (101 years ago)
    • education: Malvern College
    • profession: Chaplain
    • died in (15 years ago)
  9. Alexander Hamilton was a railroad lawyer and businessman, who served as a president of The Virginia Bar Association, and as a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901.
  10. Alexander Hamilton appeared in the 2004 film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.
  11. Alexander Hamilton is an actor.
  12. Alexander Hamilton is an author.
    • born in (277 years ago)
    • died in (214 years ago)
    • written works: "Outlines of the theory and practice of midwifery", "A treatise on the management of female complaints and of children in early infancy"
  13. Alexander Hamilton is a film editor.
  14. Alexander Hamilton is the son of Nigel Hamilton.

There are other people with in their name, like Alexander Hamilton Bowman, Alexander Hamilton-Gordon, George Alexander Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton Willard, Alexander Hamilton Coffroth, Alexander Hamilton McDonald.


  1. Alexander Hamilton: The fictional representation for the often divisive leading figure in formation of the two-party system of politics of the newly founded United States of America.
  2. Alexander Hamilton is a fictional character from The Fame of Our Fathers.
  3. Alexander Hamilton is a fictional character from the 2007 film American Experience: Alexander Hamilton.


  1. "Alexander Hamilton" is a book by Ron Chernow.
    • genre: Biography
    • subjects: History of the United States, United States of America, Alexander Hamilton
    • released in (12 years ago)
    • award:
      • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography nomination for Ron Chernow
      • New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year, received by Ron Chernow
  2. "Alexander Hamilton" is a book by Forrest McDonald.
    • also known as "Alexander Hamilton: A Biography"
    • subjects: Biography, History of the United States, United States of America
  3. "Alexander Hamilton" is a book by Frederick Scott Oliver.
    • also known as "Alexander Hamilton, an essay on American union"; "Alexander Hamilton: an essay on American union"
    • subject: Politics and government
  4. "Alexander Hamilton" is a book by Nat Schachner.
  5. "Alexander Hamilton" is a book by Robert Irving Warshow.
    • also known as "Alexander Hamilton, first American business man"; "Alexander Hamilton, first American businessman"

There are many other writings with this title.


"Alexander Hamilton" is a 1931 American biographical film about Alexander Hamilton, produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and based on a play by George Arliss and Mary Hamlin. It was directed by John G. Adolfi and stars Arliss in the title role. It follows the attempts of Hamilton to establish a new financial structure for the United States following the Critical Period and the establishment of a new Constitution in 1787.


"Alexander Hamilton": A bronze statue of Alexander Hamilton by James Earle Fraser was dedicated on May 17, 1923, and can be found on the south patio of the U.S. Treasury Building in Washington D.C.

  • completed in (93 years ago)


Alexander Hamilton a.k.a. PS Alexander Hamilton: Alexander Hamilton was a steamboat built for the Hudson River Day Line in 1924. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 25, 1977. The remains of the vessel are located adjacent to the Naval Weapons Station Earle pier in Middletown Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.


  1. Alexander Hamilton was a Scottish footballer, who played for Queen's Park and represented Scotland four times.
  2. Alexander Hamilton is an educational institution, school.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alexander Hamilton

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Revolutionary America (2005)

by Terry M. Mays

Alexander Hamilton. New York: Free Press, 1999. Brown, Stuart G. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Washington Square Press, 1967 .

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of International Political Economy: Entries G-O (2001)

by R. J. Barry Jones

Alexander Hamilton was one of the earliest proponents of ECONOMIC NATIONALISM. In the Federalist Papers and other writings, Hamilton emphasized that the United States needed a powerful central government, in part to protect itself ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of History of American Management (2005)

by Morgen Witzel

Alexander Hamilton was born on the Caribbean island of Nevis on 11 January 1757, the illegitimate son ofJames Hamilton, a Scottish merchant, and Rachel Lavien, a Huguenot shopkeeper.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History (2014)

by Kenneth E. Hendrickson III

Alexander Hamilton set a precedent as a cabinet member, developing federal programs, writing them up in report form, pushing ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History (2013)

by Melvyn Dubofsky

Alexander Hamilton. New York: Penguin, 2004.

Google previewWhat Happened? (2010)

An Encyclopedia of Events That Changed America Forever by John E. Findling, Frank W. Thackeray

Alexander Hamilton wrote of the Electoral College in the Federalist Papers in 1788, “If the manner of it be not perfect, it is at least excellent.” The Electoral College kept the presidency out of the reach of direct democracy. One reason there was ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Literature (2013)

by EPUB 2-3

Alexander Hamilton, 1744, editedbyCarl Bridenbaugh. Chapel Hill: University ofNorth Carolina Press, 1948. Hamilton. TheHistory oftheAncient and Honorable TuesdayClub, 3 volumes, editedby Robert Micklus.Chapel Hill:University of North ...

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A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing. (Alexander Hamilton)
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