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John Galt was a Scottish novelist, entrepreneur, and political and social commentator. Because ... Born in Irvine, in Ayrshire, Galt was the son of a naval captain involved in the West Indies trade. He was a first cousin of Captain Alexander Allan ...

www.britannica.com/biography/John-Galt

John Galt, (born May 2, 1779, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scot.—died April 11, 1839, Greenock, Renfrewshire), prolific Scottish novelist admired for his depiction of country ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... John Galt was a prolific Scottish novelist admired for his depiction of country life. Learn about his masterpieces, including Lawrie Todd, ...

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John Galt was born into a part of Scotland where class distinctions were rapidly breaking down, and where intellectual horizons were expanding as a result of ...

biography.yourdictionary.com/john-galt

Scottish author John Galt (1779-1839) wrote extensively during the early 1800s, producing novels as well as works of drama, poetry, art criticism, and biography.

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/5JLBCh6wZNTM4RF9cWtMwyt/john-galt

John Galt was born in Irvine in 1779, the son of a sea captain who traded with the West Indies. In 1789 the family moved to Greenock and much of Galt's fiction ...

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John Galt (1779–1839) became acquainted with Byron in 1809 during the cruise ... It was not well received, for much of the biography consists of little more than ...

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Born in Irvine, on the west coast of Scotland, and son of a naval captain, Galt grew up in Scotland ... Annals of the Parish and the Ayrshire Legatees, by John Galt.

www.cliffsnotes.com/literature/a/atlas-shrugged/character-analysis/john-galt

Galt is the hero and main character of Atlas Shrugged, because his principles drive the action and the conflict of the story. The book explores what occurs when .