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Oliver Cromwell, 1599-1658

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1599.04.25
Place of Birth: Huntingdon
Date of Death: 1658.09.03
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The Puritan political leader and soldier Oliver Cromwell fought on the parliamentary side during the English Civil War and brought about the overthrow of King Charles I. He went on to establish a Commonwealth and was made Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Bibliography:

Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford, 2004.