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Oliver Cromwell
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Born in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Born on 25th of April 1599
Died in London
Died on 3rd of September 1658

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1599 - 1658. Soldier, Statesmen, Scourge of the Irish and First Lord Protector of England.


An English soldier and political leader best known for his role as Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. He first sat in the House of Commons in 1628 and took an immediate dislike to Charles I. He was instrumental in making England into a republican Commonwealth, and his signature was among those on the death warrant of Charles I (1649).

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