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John Lothrop Motley

(1814—1877)


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(1814–77),

was American minister to Austria, 1861–7, and to Great Britain, 1869–70. He is chiefly remembered as a historian and author of The Rise of the Dutch Republic (1855). This was followed by the History of the United Netherlands (1860–7) and The Life and Death of John Barneveld (1874).

Subjects: Literature.


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