|Birthname||Thomas Pitt, 2nd Baron Camelford|
|born on||19 February 1775 at 05:15 (= 05:15 AM )|
|Place||Lostwithiel, England, 50n25, 4w40|
|Timezone||LMT m4w40 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||00°28' 11°17 Asc. 16°20'|
British peer, naval officer and wastrel, best known for bedevilling George Vancouver during and after the latter's great voyage of exploration.
On 7 March 1804, he dueled with his friend, Captain Best; Pitt missed; Best did not. The bullet passed through his fifth rib, the right lobe of his lungs and finally into the sixth vertebra of his spine. He died from his wounds three days later.
- has other family relationship with Pitt the Younger, William (born 28 May 1759). Notes: Cousin
Sy Scholfield quotes "The Half-Mad Lord: Thomas Pitt, 2nd Baron Camelford (1775-1804)" by Nikolai Tolstoy (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979), p. 6: "This time the birth took place at the ancestral home in Cornwall, and Lord Camelford proudly recorded in the family Bible: 'Thomas born the 19:th of February 1775 ¼ after 5 o'clock in the morning.'"
- Diagnoses : Psychological : Mental Illness
- Vocation : Military : Military service (Naval officer)
- Notable : Famous : Other Famous (British peer: baron)