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Robert Green Ingersoll
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Born: August 11, 1833

Died: July 21, 1899 (aged 65)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Lawyer, politician, orator, lecturer

Bio: Robert Green Bob Ingersoll was a Civil War veteran, American political leader, and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his broad range of culture and his defense of agnosticism. He was nicknamed The Great Agnostic.

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