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Thomas B. Macaulay
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Born: October 25, 1800

Died: December 28, 1859 (aged 59)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay was a British poet, historian and Whig politician. He wrote extensively as an essayist and reviewer, and on British history. He also held political office as Secretary at War between 1839 and 1841 and Paymaster-General between 1846 and 1848.

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