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Carl Schurz
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Born: March 2, 1829

Died: May 14, 1906 (aged 77)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Revolutionary

Bio: Carl Christian Schurz was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, and Union Army General in the American Civil War. He was also an accomplished journalist, newspaper editor and orator, who in 1869 became the first German-born American elected to the United States Senate.

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