Alexander Hamilton

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Name: Alexander Hamilton, A.Ham
Occupation: aide de camp to General George Washington; Secretery of the Treasury
Relationships: Eliza Schuyler (wife); Philip Hamilton (son)
Fandom: Hamilton
Other: played by actor Lin Manuel Miranda in the original Broadway cast
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Alexander Hamilton was a founding father of the United States and is the titular character in Hamilton: An American Musical.

He fought in the Revolutionary war with John Laurens, Hercules Mulligan, Marquis de Lafayette, and Aaron Burr. He served under George Washington and in the government. He worked with and was politically opposed to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. He had an affair with Maria Reynolds. His sisters in law were Angelica Schuyler and Peggy Schuyler. He was killed in a duel with Aaron Burr.


Common Tropes, Fanon & Themes

  • Bisexuality: In fanworks Hamilton is almost always bisexual. Fans point to letters he wrote to John Laurens[1] as proof that they had a relationship in real life.
  • Infidelity: Based on Hamilton's cheating on his wife, Eliza, with Maria Reynolds, Hamilton being unfaithful is a common theme in fanfiction.


Example Fanworks

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Other Eras

Archives & Fannish Links



  1. ^ Letters from Alexander Hamilton to John Laurens at the Founders Online web site of the U.S.A. National Archives, (Accessed 5 June 2019.)