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  1. Alexander Hamilton is a 2004 biography of American statesman Alexander Hamilton, written by historian and biographer Ron Chernow. Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States , was an instrumental promoter of the U.S. Constitution , founder of the nation's financial system, and its first Secretary of the Treasury .

  2. Feb 21, 2023 · Learn about the life, legacy, and devastating death of Alexander Hamilton, the man who inspired Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical.

  3. EARLY LIFE. Alexander Hamilton was born on Nevis (pronounced NEE-vus), a British-ruled island in the Caribbean Sea, around 1757. When he was about eight years old, his family moved to another British island, St. Croix (pronounced KROY). Soon after, Hamilton’s father left, and then his mother died.

  4. Mar 16, 2023 · Alexander Hamilton (c.1755-1804) was a Founding Father of the United States, soldier, lawyer, scholar, economist, congressman, and first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Born and raised in the West Indies, he was orphaned in his early teens.

  5. Aug 11, 2023 · Alexander Hamilton was a Founding Father of our nation and the first Secretary of the Treasury. He led calls for the Philadelphia Convention and co-authored the Federalist Papers. This portrait of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton was painted by John Trumbull in 1806. Image Source: Wikipedia.

  6. ALEXANDER HAMILTON IS BORN. The illegitimate son of James Hamilton, a Scottish immigrant and unsuccessful businessman, and Rachel Faucette, an already married woman of French Huguenot descent, Alexander Hamilton was born on the Caribbean island of Nevis. Historians debate whether he was born in 1757, as Hamilton claimed, or 1755, the date ...

  7. Dec 22, 2020 · Alexander Hamilton: a biography. Born: c1755, the island of Nevis, British West Indies. Died: 12 July, 1804, as the result of an infamous duel with vice president Aaron Burr. Parents: James Hamilton and Rachel Faucette (the pair were unmarried, making Alexander’s birth illegitimate) Spouse: Elizabeth ‘Eliza’ Schuyler Hamilton. Children ...

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