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Guy Burgess
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Born in Devonport, Devon
Born on 16th of April 1911
Died on 30th of August 1963

Born 1911. Died 1963 - British double agent.


Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge where he became a communist. Recruited as Soviet agent in 1930s. Worked for BBC, wrote war propaganda, worked for MI5 and Foreign Office. Recalled from Washington DC for misconduct he disappeared turning up in Russia in 1956.

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/burgess_guy.shtml BBC Bio
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/SSburgessG.htm Profile

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