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Born: October 17, 1792

Died: November 23, 1872 (aged 80)

Bio: Sir John Bowring, KCB was an English political economist, traveller, miscellaneous writer, polyglot, and the 4th Governor of Hong Kong.

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He possessed simplicity and liberality, qualities which beyond a certain limit lead to ruin.
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