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Duel: Pistols

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A duel conducted with pistols.

See also Duel: Swords and Shot: Dueling.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Salvador Allende
Head of State
26-Jul-1908 11-Sep-1973 Chilean President, deposed by Pinochet
Roy Bean
Judge
c. 1828 16-Mar-1903 Law West of the Pecos
Thomas Hart Benton
Politician
14-Mar-1782 10-Apr-1858 US Senator from Missouri, 1821-51
Georges Boulanger
Military
29-Apr-1837 30-Sep-1891 French general-turned-politician
David C. Broderick
Politician
4-Feb-1820 16-Sep-1859 US Senator from California, 1857-59
Preston S. Brooks
Politician
5-Aug-1819 27-Jan-1857 Beat Charles Sumner with a cane
B. Gratz Brown
Politician
28-May-1826 13-Dec-1885 Governor and Senator from Missouri
Aaron Burr
Politician
6-Feb-1756 14-Sep-1836 Killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel
George Canning
Politician
11-Apr-1770 8-Aug-1827 Twice Foreign Secretary of Britain
Giacomo Casanova
Author
2-Apr-1725 4-Jun-1798 World-renowned paramour
Jonathan Cilley
Politician
2-Jul-1802 24-Feb-1838 US Congressman from Maine, 1837-38
Henry Clay
Politician
12-Apr-1777 29-Jun-1852 American statesman and orator
Georges Clemenceau
Politician
28-Sep-1841 24-Nov-1929 French Prime Minister, 1917-20
Robert Clive
Military
29-Sep-1725 22-Nov-1774 Conquered India for Britain
Stephen Decatur
Military
5-Jan-1779 22-Mar-1820 US Naval commander, fought at Tripoli
William J. Goebel
Politician
4-Jan-1856 3-Feb-1900 Kentucky Governor, assassinated
William M. Gwin
Politician
9-Oct-1805 3-Sep-1885 US Senator from California
Button Gwinnett
Politician
1735 19-May-1777 Most valuable signature
Alexander Hamilton
Government
11-Jan-1757 12-Jul-1804 Primary author of The Federalist Papers
Heinrich Heine
Poet
13-Dec-1797 17-Feb-1856 Buch der Lieder
Wild Bill Hickok
Actor
27-May-1837 2-Aug-1876 Buffalo Bill's Wild West show
Joseph Howe
Government
13-Dec-1804 1-Jun-1873 Premier of Nova Scotia, 1860-63
Andrew Jackson
Head of State
15-Mar-1767 8-Jun-1845 7th US President, 1829-37
Albert Sidney Johnston
Military
3-Feb-1803 6-Apr-1862 Confederate General felled at Shiloh
E. Z. C. Judson
Novelist
20-Mar-1823 16-Jul-1886 Pulp novelist, pseudonym Ned Buntline
John Laurens
Military
28-Oct-1754 27-Aug-1782 Military aide to George Washington
Mikhail Lermontov
Poet
15-Oct-1814 27-Jul-1841 A Hero of Our Time
Armistead Thomson Mason
Politician
4-Aug-1787 6-Feb-1819 US Senator from Virginia, 1816-17
Lachlan McIntosh
Military
17-Mar-1725 20-Feb-1806 Killed Button Gwinnett in a duel
Enver Pasha
Government
22-Nov-1881 4-Aug-1922 Young Turk leader, persecuted ethnic minorities
Albert Pike
Military
29-Dec-1809 2-Apr-1891 Confederate general, Freemason
William Pitt the Younger
Head of State
28-May-1759 23-Jan-1806 UK Prime Minister
Aleksandr Pushkin
Poet
26-May-1799 10-Feb-1837 Russia's greatest poet
John Randolph of Roanoke
Politician
2-Jun-1773 24-May-1833 US Senator from Virginia, 1825-27
John Selden Roane
Politician
8-Jan-1817 8-Apr-1867 Governor of Arkansas, 1849-52
David S. Terry
Judge
8-Mar-1823 14-Aug-1889 California Chief Justice, 1857-59
William Walker
Military
8-May-1824 12-Sep-1860 American "filibuster"
Arthur Wellesley
Military
1-May-1769 14-Sep-1852 1st Duke of Wellington
James Westcott
Politician
10-May-1802 19-Jan-1880 US Senator from Florida, 1845-49
Louis T. Wigfall
Politician
21-Apr-1816 18-Feb-1874 US Senator from Texas, 1859-61
John Wilkes
Politician
17-Oct-1725 26-Dec-1797 Colorful London radical


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