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(b. Putney, April 27th, 1737; d. January 16th, 1794). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (177688); Essais sur lEtude de la Littérature (1761); Antiquities of the House of Brunswick, and other miscellaneous works, published, with Memoir, in 1799, under the editorship of John, Lord Sheffield. The Autobiography was afterwards edited by Dean Milman (1839). See Memoir by J. C. Morison (1879), and Proceedings of the Gibbon Commemoration (1895).