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James Madison
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Federalist No. 10 - Federalist Papers (1787-1788)


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Born: March 16, 1751

Died: June 28, 1836 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Bio: James Madison, Jr. was an American statesman and political theorist, the fourth President of the United States. He is hailed as the “Father of the Constitution” for being instrumental in the drafting of the United States Constitution and as the key champion and author of the United States Bill of Rights. He served as a politician much of his adult life.

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