Buchan, John

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Buchan, John Gender: M
born on 26 August 1875 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Perth, Scotland, 56n24, 3w28
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 02°26' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 29°40 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 11°13'

John Buchan


Scottish politician and novelist who published more than 50 books.

In 1927 he was elected Member of Parliament for the Combined Scottish Universities, but he spent most of his time on his writing career, notably writing The Thirty-Nine Steps and other adventure fiction.

In 1935 he was appointed Governor General of Canada

He was elected Chancellor of Edinburgh University in 1937.

He died on 11 February 1940 in Montreal, Canada.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Munro, Neil (born 2 April 1864)
  • (has as) worker relationship with Walker, David (born 9 February 1911)


  • Work : Gain social status 29 April 1927 in London (elected as UK MP)
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  • Work : Gain social status 3 June 1935 (ennobled as Baron Tweedsmuir)
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  • Work : New Career 2 November 1935 in Québec (appointed Governor General of Canada)
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  • Death by Accident 11 February 1940 in Montréal (Head Injury from a fall after suffering a stroke; age 64)
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Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.

Changed to GMT on 13 Dec 2013.

On 2 August 2017 Sy Scholfield forwarded birth registry entry and upgraded rating to BC/BR in hand.


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (32 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Vocation : Education : Administrator (Chancellor of Edinburgh University)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Governor General of Canada)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction