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Boswell, James

Born: 1740 AD
Died: 1795 AD, at 55 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Biographers


Scottish author and biographer


wrote "Account of Corsica" 1768, "Life of Samuel Johnson" 1791


friend and biographer of Samuel Johnson


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