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  2. Alexander Hamilton - Wikipedia

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    Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was an American military officer, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first United States secretary of the treasury from 1789 to 1795. Born out of wedlock in Charlestown, Nevis, Hamilton was orphaned as a child and taken in by a prosperous merchant.

  3. Alexander Hamilton: Facts, Birth, Children & Death - HISTORY

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    Alexander Hamilton, born into obscurity in the West Indies, made his reputation during the Revolutionary War and became one of America’s most influential Founding Fathers. He was an impassioned ...

  4. Alexander Hamilton | Biography, Duel, Musical, & Facts

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    Alexander Hamilton, (born January 11, 1755/57, Nevis, British West Indies—died July 12, 1804, New York, New York, U.S.), New York delegate to the Constitutional Convention (1787), major author of the Federalist papers, and first secretary of the treasury of the United States (1789–95), who was the foremost champion of a strong central government for the new United States.

  5. Alexander Hamilton - Children, Death & Quotes - Biography

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    Alexander Hamilton was a Founding Father, a Constitutional Convention delegate, author of the Federalist papers and the first secretary of the U.S. treasury. Who Was Alexander Hamilton?

  6. Alexander Hamilton (U.S. National Park Service)

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    Alexander Hamilton (c.1755-1804) was a Founding Father of the United States, soldier, lawyer, scholar, economist, congressman, and first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. Born and raised in the West Indies, he was orphaned in his early teens. In his youth, he worked as a clerk for an international shipping company located on the island of St. Croix.

  7. Alexander Hamilton

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    HAMILTON, Alexander, statesman, born in the island of Nevis, West Indies, 11 January, 1757; died in New York city, 12 July, 1804. A curious mystery and uncertainty overhang his birth and parentage, and even the accounts of his son and biographer vary with and contradict each other.

  8. 5 Things You May Not Know About Alexander Hamilton

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    On July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton was shot and mortally wounded by Vice President Aaron Burr in one of the most famous duels in American history. Though this was Hamilton’s first—and last ...

  9. Alexander Hamilton | National Portrait Gallery

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    Exhibition Label. Born Nevis, West Indies. Despite the many hardships he experienced during his childhood in the Caribbean, Alexander Hamilton went on to become one of the foremost statesmen of the United States. The drive and intelligence he demonstrated while still in his teens convinced wealthy patrons to send Hamilton to New York to study ...

  10. Alexander Hamilton Society talks implications of Ukraine war on...

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    The Yale Chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society is hosting a conversation on the geopolitical vulnerability of Taiwan slated for Nov. 30. As the war in Ukraine sheds light on the vulnerability of small nations bordering authoritarian powers, some experts at Yale and beyond fear that Taiwan — which shares maritime borders with China ...

  11. Portrait of Alexander Hamilton - Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S...

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    Object Essay. This handsome, confident portrait of Alexander Hamilton (1757–1804) in a Continental Army uniform is probably a posthumous image. After his senseless death in a duel with Aaron Burr, there was a demand for portraits of Hamilton. In the shock of his abrupt demise his controversial personality was overshadowed by the memory of his ...