Biographies of the people in Boswell's life

One of the amazing things about Boswell's journals is the sheer amount of persons that he met and described. Some are still famous, some forgotten and some have never been known to the public outside of their own narrow circles. This is an evolving catalogue of those people. Until now, more than 90% of the persons encountered in Journal of my Jaunt, Boswell's London Journal and Boswell in Holland are included, and work is under way for the journal of his German and Swiss travels.
Titlesort ascending
Benjamin Victor - Poet-laureate of Ireland
Benjamin Caron - reader at the English Church in Utrecht
Belle de Zuylen
Basil Cochrane - Commissioner of Excise
Augusta Frederika - Princess of Wales
Augusta Dorothea of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
August, Prince of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
Arend Willem de Ginkel van Reede
Archibald Stewart of Tobago
Archibald Stewart of Mitcharn - Provost of Edinburgh
Archibald Montgomerie - 11th Earl of Eglinton
Archibald Maclaine
Archibald James Edward Douglas - heir to Douglas
Archibald Erskine - 7th Earl of Kellie
Archibald Douglas
Antonio Rivarola - Sardinian Consul at Leghorn
Anne Stow - Wife of William Johnson Temple
Anne Erskine
Anna Williams - Dr. Johnson's Blind Companion
Anna Wilhelmine, Princess of Anhalt-Dessau
Anna Susanna Hasselaer - Madame Amerongen
Anna Margaretha van Aerssen van Sommelsdijk
Andrew Stuart - Writer to the Signet
Andrew Pringle - Lord Alemoor
Andrew Mitchell - British Ambassador to Prussia
Andrew Lumisden
Andrew Erskine
Andrew Douglas
Andrew Crosbie of Holm
Andrei Shuvalov - Chamberlain to Catherine II the Great
Alexander Wood - Surgeon - Lang Sandy
Alexander Wedderburn - Lord Loughborough, Earl of Rosslyn
Alexander Webster - Minister at Tolbooth Church
Alexander Sweder - Baron von Spaen
Alexander Stewart - 6th Earl of Galloway
Alexander Montgomerie - 10th Earl of Eglinton
Alexander Macdonald - Surgeon
Alexander Gordon - Lord Rockville
Alexander Fordyce - The Macaroni Gambler
Alexander Donaldson
Alexander Dick - Cunningham
Alexander Burnett - 4th Laird of Kemnay
Alexander Bruce - 2nd Earl of Kincardine
Alexander Boswell - Lord Auchinleck - Father of the great biographer James
Alexander Agnew of Dalreagle
Albrecht Friedrich von Anhalt-Dessau
Agnes Agnew
Agatha Drummond - Lady Kames
Adolf Heinrich von Neitschütz
Adam Craufurd of Dalleagles and Polquhairn

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