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  2. Aaron Burr - Wikipedia

    Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician, businessman and lawyer who served as the third vice president of the United States from 1801 to 1805 during Thomas Jefferson's first presidential term. He was a co-founder of the Bank of New York, which he founded in June 1784 along with Alexander Hamilton. He ...

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

    In the aftermath of the duel, Alexander Hamilton was lionized for his achievements, while Aaron Burr lived in his foe’s shadow, enmeshed in a series of scandals that ended his once-promising...

  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. Updated: May 6, 2021

  5. Aaron Burr | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Aaron Burr (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.

  6. Aaron Burr | American Battlefield Trust

    Aaron Burr. Aaron Burr’s legacy as a founding father is peculiar. He was a hero of the Revolutionary War, United States senator, and vice president. Although, at the time of his death, he was a debtor, tried on charges of treason, and had few friends left, Burr was once a famous American hero.

  7. 14 Surprising Facts About Aaron Burr - Mental Floss

    14 Surprising Facts About Aaron Burr By Mark Mancini | Feb 6, 2018 | Updated: Jul 26, 2022, 1:57 PM EDT John Vanderlyn, Wikimedia Commons // Public Domain It’s fair to say that no Founding Father...

  8. Aaron Burr was tried for treason for insurrection, long before...

    7 min Comment On Aug. 3, 1807, in Richmond, Va., Chief Justice John Marshall opened the trial of former vice president Aaron Burr. The charge: treason against the United States. Burr was...

  9. Aaron Burr summary | Britannica

    Aaron Burr, (born Feb. 6, 1756, Newark, N.J.—died Sept. 14, 1836, Port Richmond, N.Y., U.S.), U.S. politician, third vice president of the U.S. (1801–05). He served in the American Revolution on George Washington ’s staff until 1779.

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

    Robert McNamara Updated on March 02, 2018 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.

  11. That man was Aaron Burr, the Vice President of the United States at the time. Killing Hamilton ruined his political career, but he lived for three more decades, casting a long spell over American history. As historian Gordon S. Wood said, “Burr is no ordinary historical figure. His life is scarcely credible.”