Daniel Boone
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Born: October 22, 1734

Died: September 26, 1820 (aged 85)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Explorer

Bio: Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky, which was then part of Virginia but on the other side of the mountains from the settled areas.

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