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Cody, William Frederick (Buffalo Bill)

Born: 1846 AD
Died: 1917 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Military Officer, Soldier


 1846 - Born on the 26th of February in Scott County, Iowa U.S.A.

1863 - He was enlisted in the "7th Kansas Calvary Regiment" and fought with them on the Union side for the rest of the Civil War.

1866 - He married Louisa Frederici.

1868 - He was employed as a scout by the United States Army.

1872 - He received a "Medal of Honor" (highest military decoration awarded by the United States).

1873 - He entered show business.

1883 - He founded "Buffalo Bill's Wild West," a circus-like attraction that toured annually in North,
Omaha, Nebraska U.S.A.

1887 - He performed in London to celebrate the Jubilee year of Queen Victoria (Queen Of The United Kingdom).

1917 - On the 10th of January, he died of kidney failure in Denver.


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