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George Peabody
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Born: February 18, 1795

Died: November 4, 1869 (aged 74)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman, financier, banker, entrepreneur

Bio: George Peabody was an American-British entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded the Peabody Trust in Britain and the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, and was responsible for many other charitable initiatives.

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