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Lizzie Andrew Borden
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Born: July 19, 1860

Died: June 1, 1927 (aged 66)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Celebrity

Bio: Lizzie Andrew Borden was a woman in New England who was tried for killing her father and stepmother with an axe on August 4, 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts. The murders, subsequent trial, and ensuing trial by media became a cause célèbre. Although Lizzie Borden was acquitted, no one else was ever arrested or tried and she has remained a notorious figure in American folklore.

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