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Daniel Florence O'Leary

borndied
18011854
a military general and aide-de-camp under Simón Bolívar. He was born in Cork, Ireland; his father was Jeremiah O'Leary, a butter merchant. In 1817, he emigrated to South America. After Bolívar's death in 1830, O'Leary disobeyed orders to burn the general's personal documents. He spent much of the rest of his life organizing them, along with writing his ow...
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Oconostota

aka: Stalking Turkey
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1710 ca1783
a skiagusta of Chota and the First Beloved Man of the Cherokee from 1775 to 1781. Oconostota first appears in historical records in 1736. He was a prominent warrior among the Cherokee, and was called "The Great Warrior of Chota." He may have been influenced by the German utopian Christian Priber, who lived with the Cherokee from about 1735 to 1739.[2] He eve...
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James Oglethorpe

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1696, Dec 221785, Jun 30
a British general, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia. As a social reformer, he hoped to resettle Britain's worthy poor in the New World, initially focusing on those in debtors' prisons. In 1728, three years before conceiving the Georgia colony, Oglethorpe chaired a Parliamentary committee on prison refo...
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Dmitri Osten-Sacken

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1789, Apr 241881, Mar 4
a Russian general of Baltic German/Russian descent, member of the State Council, commander in charge of military settlements in the South of Russia during the Crimean War. He participated in Napoleonic wars, Russo-Persian War (1826–28), Russo-Turkish War (1828–29), suppression of the November Uprising in Poland, Russian conquest of Caucasus, and the Crim...
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James Outram

aka: 1st Baronet
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1803, Jan 291863, Mar 11
an English general who fought in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. In 1825, he was sent to Khandesh, where he trained a light infantry corps, formed of the Bhils, a tribe native to the densely forested hills of that region. He gained over them a marvellous personal influence, and employed them with great success in checking outrages and plunder. Their loyalty to...
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