The 'forgotten' Swiss Founding Father of the US

Swiss Up

Tuesday, 31 May 2022 - 9 minutes

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks back at Albert de Gallatin. Born in Geneva, but travelled to the US and ended up US Treasury Secretary after Hamilton (but no musical for him!).

Pic: The signing of the Treaty of Ghent in December 1814. Albert Gallatin is shown in the center (6th from the right).

(c) Smithsonian American Art Museum

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