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Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron

Born: 1800 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
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English author, historian, and politician


wrote poetry collection "Lays of Ancient Rome" 1842, 5-volume history "The History of England from the Accession of James the Second" 1849-1861


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