July 23rd 1773: Thomas Brisbane born
On this day in 1773, Sir Thomas Brisbane was born in Scotland. Brisbane went on to become the 6th Governor of New South Wales in 1821. He achieved the post due to a recommendation from his friend from the military, the Duke of Wellington. He is best known for lending his name to a convict settlement which became the Australian city of Brisbane.

July 23rd 1773: Thomas Brisbane born

On this day in 1773, Sir Thomas Brisbane was born in Scotland. Brisbane went on to become the 6th Governor of New South Wales in 1821. He achieved the post due to a recommendation from his friend from the military, the Duke of Wellington. He is best known for lending his name to a convict settlement which became the Australian city of Brisbane.

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