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Samuel Hood
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Born in Thorncombe, Dorset
Born on 12th of December 1724
Died on 27th of January 1816

Born 1724. Died 1816 - English naval commander.

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The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat after one another till they pass into commonplaces, but which all experience refutes. - John Stuart Mill
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