George Ferguson Bowen

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Sir George Bowen

Sir George Ferguson Bowen (2 November 1821 – 21 February 1899) was born in Ireland.[1] He was the first governor of Queensland, Australia.[2] Bowen was also an author. He wrote a few books.

Books[change | change source]

  • Ithaca in 1850, (London, 1851, translated into Greek in 1859)
  • Mount Athos, Thessaly and Epirus (London, 1852);
  • Handbook for Travellers in Greece contributor (London, 1854).
  • Thirty Years of Colonial Government (London, 1889, edited by S. Lane-Poole)[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "BOWEN, SIR GEORGE FERGUSON (1821-1899), governor of Queensland and Victoria". Gutenburg DICTIONARY OF AUSTRALIAN BIOGRAPHY. Retrieved 5 Nov 2014.
  2. "Bowen, Sir George Ferguson (1821–1899)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. 1969 [published in hardcopy]. Retrieved 5 November 2014.
  3. "Full text of "Thirty years of colonial government : a selection from the despatches and letters of the Right Hon. Sir George Ferguson Bowen. Edited by Stanley Lane-Poole"". Archive.org. Retrieved 5 November 2014.

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