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Burr, Aaron

Born: 1756 AD
Died: 1836 AD
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US soldier  and Democratic-Republican politician

 

Senator from New York 1791-1797

 

vice-president of US 1801-1805

 

killed Alexander Hamilton in a perfectly acceptable fashion of the times – a duel – 1804

 

harassed into exile by Jefferson partisans after duel and allegations that he was attempting to form Spanish and French "later Louisiana Purchase " territory into a separate country with Burr as its first ruler. The latter charge was never sufficiently proven and relied on testimony from a series of perjurers and fanatical Jefferson supporters.

 

grandson of Jonathan Edwards