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Born: September 22, 1694

Died: March 24, 1773 (aged 78)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, was a British statesman and man of letters. He was born in London and was known as Lord Stanhope until his father's death in 1726.

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