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|Born||May 21, 1743 (England)|
Bryan Edwards’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Bryan Edwards was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
Remembered for serving in both the Colonial Assembly of Jamaica and the British Parliament, Edwards is perhaps most (in)famous for a series of writings that opposed the abolitionist cause and argued for the lifting of restrictions on the international slave trade.
He began his political career after inheriting his uncle's estate in the early 1770s.
In the 1790s, he published a two-volume work titled History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies.
He grew up in both England and Jamaica. He moved to the latter country following his father's death and was cared for by his successful businessman uncle, Zachary Bayly.
Prominent abolitionist and Member of Parliament William Wilberforce viewed Edwards as one of his primary political and ideological opponents.