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John Burgoyne
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Born: February 24, 1722

Died: August 4, 1792 (aged 70)

Bio: General John Burgoyne was a British army officer, politician and dramatist. He first saw action during the Seven Years' War when he participated in several battles, mostly notably during the Portugal Campaign of 1762.

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