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These carts were of a type devised in Pembina in the days of Alexander Henry the Younger about a decade before the Selkirk colony was begun.
On 11 December 1885, after a speech by Lord Aberdeen, Lady Aberdeen unveiled a bronze statue and plaque of Alexander Selkirk outside a house on the site of Selkirk's original home on the Main Street of Lower Largo, Fife, Scotland.
Plaque for Alexander Selkirk in Lower Largo, Scotland.
* William Cowper's The Solitude Of Alexander Selkirk is about the feelings of Alexander Selkirk as he lived all alone on the island.
* Charles Dickens used Selkirk as a simile in Chapter Two of The Pickwick Papers: " Colonel Builder and Sir Thomas Clubber exchanged snuff boxes, and looked very much like a pair of Alexander Selkirks — ' Monarchs of all they surveyed.
< poem > Oh, Alexander Selkirk knew the plight
They hunted for their meals, as Alexander Selkirk used,
Selkirk, el verdadero Robinson Crusoe, a stop motion film by Tournier Animation based on Alexander Selkirk's life was premiered simultaneously in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay on 2 February 2012.
Marooned: The Strange But True Adventures of Alexander Selkirk.
* " The life and adventures of Alexander Selkirk " by John Howell ( 1829 ) from Google Books
* " The story of Alexander Selkirk " ( 1841 ) by Samuel Griswald on the Internet Archive
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Alexander and 1676
* 1721 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish sailor and castaway ( b. 1676 )
The ambassador of Louis XIV of France ( 1643 1715 ) succeeded in procuring his election on 6 October 1689, as successor to Pope Innocent XI ( 1676 89 ); nevertheless, after months of negotiation Alexander VIII finally condemned the declaration made in 1682 by the French clergy concerning the liberties of the Gallican church.
* June 6 Alexander Spotswood, British governor of Virginia Colony ( b. 1676 )
* December 13 Alexander Selkirk, Scottish sailor ( original " Robinson Crusoe ") ( b. 1676 )
These included leading figures of the European ' Enlightenment ' including the philosophers Voltaire, 1694 1778 ) and Jean-Jacques Rousseau ( 1712 1778 ); the future US Presidents John Adams ( 1735 1826 ) and Thomas Jefferson ( 1743 1826 ); Benjamin Franklin ( 1706 1790 ); the German landscape artist Prince Hermann von Pückler-Muskau ; the Italian statesman Giuseppe Garibaldi ( 1807 1882 ); Russian Tsars Nicholas I ( 1796 1855 ) and Alexander I ( 1777 1825 ); the king of Persia ; Queen Victoria ( 1819 1901 ) and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg ( 1819 61 ); Sir Walter Scott ( 1771 1832 ); Prince Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau ( 1740 1817 ); Prime Ministers William Ewart Gladstone ( 1809 1898 ) and Sir Robert Walpole ( 1676 1745 ); Queen Caroline of Brandenburg-Ansbach ( 1683 1737 ); John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute ( 1713 92 ) his architect William Burges ( 1827 1881 ) and the present Prince of Wales and Princess Margaret.
* Alexander Hume-Campbell, 2nd Earl of Marchmont ( 1676 1740 )
Alexander Spotswood ( 1676 6 June 1740 ) was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the British Army and a noted Lieutenant Governor of Virginia.
Alexander Spotswood was born in the Colony of Tangier, Morocco, Africa, about 1676 to Catharine ( née Maxwell, 1638-December 1709 ) and her second husband, Dr Robert Spottiswoode ( 17 September 1637-1680 ), the Chirurgeon ( surgeon ) to the Tangier Garrison.
In this chapel, bailiff Fra Giovanni Bichi, nephew of Pope Alexander VII, was buried in 1676 after having died due to the plague.
* Francesco Maidalchini, announced the elections of Pope Clement X ( 1670 ), Pope Innocent XI ( 1676 ) and Pope Alexander VIII ( 1689 )
Cardinal Howard assisted at three conclaves, for the election of Innocent XI in 1676, Alexander VIII in 1689, and Innocent XII in 1691, and held the position of Camerlengo of the College of Cardinals.
An ancient fishing village, Lower Largo has gained fame as the 1676 birthplace of Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.

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Aristotle (, Aristotélēs ) ( 384 BC 322 BC ) was a Greek philosopher and polymath, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great.
* 1812 Alexander Herzen, Russian writer ( d. 1870 )
* 1871 Prince Alexander John of Wales ( d. 1871 )
* 1820 Alexander Ypsilantis is declared leader of Filiki Eteria, a secret organization to overthrow Ottoman rule over Greece.
* 1823 Alexander Ostrovsky, Russian playwright ( d. 1886 )
* 1948 Alexander Onassis, American Greek socialite, son of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis ( d. 1973 )
* 1921 Georg Alexander, Duke of Mecklenburg ( d. 1996 )
* 1826 Thomas Alexander Browne, Australian writer ( d. 1915 )
* 1881 Alexander Fleming, Scottish scientist, Nobel Prize laureate ( d. 1955 )
* 1886 John Alexander Douglas McCurdy Canadian pilot and engineer ( d. 1961 )
* 1981 Alexander Emelianenko, Russian mixed martial artist
* 1890 Alexander F. Mozhayskiy, Russian aviation pioneer ( b. 1825 )
* 2000 Alexander Mackenzie Stuart, Baron Mackenzie-Stuart, Scottish jurist ( b. 1924 )
* 2005 Alexander Brott, Canadian violinist and composer ( b. 1915 )
Eastern European theorists include Pyotr Stolypin ( 1862 1911 ) and Alexander Chayanov ( 1888 1939 ) in Russia ; Adolph Wagner ( 1835 1917 ), and Karl Oldenberg in Germany, and Bolesław Limanowski ( 1835 1935 ) in Poland.
* Bell, John D. Peasants in Power: Alexander Stamboliski and the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union, 1899 1923 ( 1923 )
Alexander Mackenzie, PC ( January 28, 1822 April 17, 1892 ), a building contractor and newspaper editor, was the second Prime Minister of Canada from November 7, 1873 to October 8, 1878.
* William Alexander Henry September 30, 1875
* 1893 Alexander of Greece ( d. 1920 )
* 1824 Maria Alexandrovna, German wife of Alexander II of Russia ( d. 1880 )
* 1939 Alexander Watson, American ambassador and diplomat
* 1915 Joan Alexander, American actress ( d. 2009 )

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