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John Acton
Essays in the study and writing of history (1986 edition), Liberty Fund Inc.
John Acton
Essays on freedom and power: Selected, and with a new introduction (1964 edition)

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Born: January 10, 1834

Died: June 19, 1902 (aged 68)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Historian

Bio: John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, known as Sir John Dalberg-Acton, and usually referred to simply as Lord Acton, was an English Catholic historian, politician, and writer.

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