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RE: Favorite historical figures
Thomas Jefferson.

Author of the Declaration of Independence. Stood firm as a defender of Liberty against Hamilton and the Federalists in our young government.
08-21-2013 07:16 PM
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Harry Truman. That guy did a lot and gets little respect and not well known. But consistently ranked among the top 10 presidents of all time.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_S._Truman

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08-21-2013 10:04 PM
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C.G Mannerheim. Great man, great traveller.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gustaf...Mannerheim
08-22-2013 01:34 AM
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Toussaint L'Ouverture-

Napoleon was one of the greatest generals who ever lived. But at the end of the 18th century a self-educated slave with no military training drove Napoleon out of Haiti and led his country to independence.

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08-22-2013 02:49 AM
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