John Macarthur (wool pioneer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

John Macarthur (wool pioneer)

British army officer, entrepreneur, politician, architect and pioneer in Australia

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1767

Place of Birth: Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 11-Apr-1834

Profession: architect, military personnel, politician, entrepreneur

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


Show Famous Birthdays Today, Australia

👉 Worldwide Celebrity Birthdays Today

About John Macarthur (wool pioneer)

  • John Macarthur (1767 – 10 April 1834) was a British army officer, entrepreneur, politician, architect and pioneer of settlement in Australia.
  • Macarthur is recognised as the pioneer of the wool industry that was to boom in Australia in the early 19th century and become a trademark of the nation.
  • He is noted as the architect Farm House, his own residence in Parramatta, and as the man who commissioned architect John Verge to design Camden Park Estate in Camden, in New South Wales.
  • He was instrumental in agitating for, and organising, a rebellion against the colonial government in what is often described as the Rum Rebellion.

Read more at Wikipedia