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John Selden
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Born: December 16, 1584

Died: November 30, 1654 (aged 69)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: John Selden was an English jurist and a scholar of England's ancient laws and constitution and scholar of Jewish law. He was known as a polymath showing true intellectual depth and breadth; John Milton hailed Selden in 1644 as the chief of learned men reputed in this land.

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