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Born: April 16, 1911

Died: August 30, 1963 (aged 52)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Criminal

Bio: Guy Francis de Moncy Burgess was a British-born intelligence officer and double agent, who worked for the Soviet Union. He was part of the Cambridge Five spy ring that passed Western secrets to the Soviets before and during the Cold War. Burgess and Anthony Blunt contributed to the Soviet cause with the transmission of secret Foreign Office and MI5 documents that described NATO military strategy.

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