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Buffalo Bill

(1846—1917)


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(1846–1917),

American showman, born WilliamFrederickCody. He gained his nickname for killing 4,280 buffalo in eight months to feed the Union Pacific Railroad workers, and subsequently devoted his life to his travelling Wild West Show.

Subjects: Literature.


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