Charles James Fox
Born on 24th of January 1749
Died in Chiswick, London
Died on 13rd of September 1806
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1749 - 1806 . English politician
Educated at Hertford College, Cambridge. Became MP at age of 19. Secretary of State in 1782. Long political contest with William Pitt, the Younger. Opponent of war with France, negotiated peace. On point of introducing bill for abolition of slavery when he died. Greater debater. Addicted to gambling and drinking. Buried in Westminster Abbey.
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