1761-1849; U.S. statesman & financier, born in Switzerland: secretary of the treasury (1801-13)
Gallatin Sentence Examples
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„1842-1844Albert Gallatin Brown.
ALBERT GALLATIN (1761-1849), American statesman, was born in Geneva (Switzerland) on the 29th of January 1761.
Albert Gallatin's father died in 1765, his mother five years later, and his only sister in 1777.
The temper of the times, a vague discontent with the established order of things, and some political enthusiasm imbibed from the writings of Rousseau, are the best reasons which can now be assigned for Gallatin's desertion of home and friends.