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Born: March 12, 1626

Died: June 7, 1697 (aged 71)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer, author, antiquarian, biographer

Bio: John Aubrey FRS, was an English antiquary, natural philosopher and writer. He is perhaps best known as the author of the collection of short biographical pieces usually referred to as Brief Lives. He was a pioneer archaeologist, who recorded numerous megalithic and other field monuments in southern England, and who is particularly noted as the discoverer of the Avebury henge monument.

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