Edward Gibbon(1737-1794), Historian; author of 'Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'
Sitter in 14 portraits
Historian. His famous Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was written mainly in London, 1776-88. Lived in Lausanne 1753-8 and 1783-93. Elected Professor in Ancient History to the Royal Academy in succession to Goldsmith. A member of the Club.
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