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James Oglethorpe

Bio: James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general, Member of Parliament, philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia. As a social reformer, he hoped to resettle Britain's poor, especially those in debtors' prisons, in the New World.

Born: December 22, 1696 in England

Died: June 30, 1785 in Cranham, London, United Kingdom

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