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Burr, Aaron

Born: 1756 AD
Died: 1836 AD, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Colonel, Lawyers, Political Leader


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


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