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  2. Aaron Burr - Wikipedia

    Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the third vice president of the United States from 1801 to 1805. Burr's legacy is defined by his famous personal conflict with Alexander Hamilton that culminated in Burr killing Hamilton in a duel in 1804, while Burr was vice president.

  3. Aaron Burr | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Aaron Burr, in full Aaron Burr, Jr., (born February 6, 1756, Newark, New Jersey [U.S.]—died September 14, 1836, Port Richmond, New York, U.S.), third vice president of the United States (1801–05), who killed his political rival, Alexander Hamilton, in a duel (1804) and whose turbulent political career ended with his arrest for treason in 1807.

  4. Aaron Burr - Hamilton, Duel & Death - Biography

    Aaron Burr was the third vice president of the United States, serving under President Thomas Jefferson. Burr fatally shot his rival, Alexander Hamilton, during a duel. Who Was Aaron Burr?...

  5. Aaron Burr: Yes, He Killed Hamilton, But What Else Did He Do?

    Vice President Aaron Burr (1756-1836) is well-known as the man who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, but he lived for another 32 years after that and had quite an eventful life. Bettmann/Getty Images/HowStuffWorks. If you've seen the musical " Hamilton ," you know Aaron Burr, who served a term as Thomas Jefferson's vice president, as one of American history's most notorious bad guys — a haughty, soulless figure who advises a young Alexander Hamilton to "talk less ... smile more ... don ...

  6. Aaron Burr | American Battlefield Trust

    Aaron Burr Title Lawyer, Warrior, and Politician War & Affiliation Revolutionary War / Patriot Date of Birth - Death February 6, 1756 -- September 14, 1836 Aaron Burr’s legacy as a founding father is peculiar. He was a hero of the Revolutionary War, United States senator, and vice president.

  7. What Happened to Aaron Burr After He Killed Alexander ... - ...

    Burr graduated from college at just 16 years old and served as an aide-de-camp to Colonial General Richard Montgomery during the American Revolution, receiving a Congressional commendation for...

  8. Aaron Burr - HISTORY

    Aaron Burr, a former U.S. vice president, is arrested in Alabama on charges of plotting to annex Spanish territory in Louisiana and Mexico to be used toward the establishment of an independent...

  9. Aaron Burr - Biography and the Duel with Hamilton - ThoughtCo

    Aaron Burr is mostly remembered for a single violent act, the fatal shooting of Alexander Hamilton in their famous duel in New Jersey on July 11, 1804. But Burr was also involved in a number of other controversial episodes, including one of the most disputed elections in American history and a peculiar expedition to the western territories that resulted in Burr being tried for treason.

  10. Aaron Burr’s Notorious Treason Case - HISTORY

    The case involved several legal luminaries, but its undisputed star was the defendant, 51-year-old Aaron Burr. The New Jersey native had only recently served as Thomas Jefferson ’s vice...

  11. Burr-Hamilton duel | Summary, Background, & Facts | Britannica

    Burr-Hamilton duel, duel fought between U.S. Vice Pres. Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, former first secretary of the U.S. Treasury, on July 11, 1804, in Weehawken, New Jersey, that resulted in the death of Hamilton the following day. The two men had long been political rivals, but the immediate cause of the duel was disparaging remarks Hamilton had allegedly made about Burr at a dinner.