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Alexander Hamilton was shot to death at the age of 47 on July 12, 1804
Alexander Hamilton may not be quite as famous as Founding Fathers like Ben Franklin or George Washington, but he played a key role in the early formation of the American government. He was the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States. A man o... More>>

Burr–Hamilton duel - Wikipedia


The Burr–Hamilton duel was fought between prominent American politicians Aaron Burr, the sitting Vice President of the United States, and Alexander Hamilton, the former Secretary of the Treasu...

Burr slays Hamilton in duel - Jul 11, 1804 - HISTORY.com


Alexander Hamilton, born on the Caribbean island of Nevis, came to the ... Charged with murder in New York and New Jersey, Burr, still vice president, returned ...

Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr's Duel - PBS


On July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr met on the dueling ... over, Hamilton would be mortally wounded, and Burr would be wanted for murder.

Understanding the Burr-Hamilton Duel | The Gilder Lehrman ...


Alexander Hamilton, bronze sculpture by Kim Crowley, 2004 ... For political duelists, killing their opponent often did more harm than good, making them seem ...

Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Dueled to the Death


Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Dueled to the Death July 11, 1804. On the morning of July 11, 1804, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr raised their ...

articles What Did Aaron Burr Do After Shooting Alexander Hamilton?


Apr 29, 2016 ... Two days later, Hamilton passed away at the age of 49. For Burr, his opponent's death marked the beginning of the end. On August 2, a New ...

Duel At Dawn, 1804 - EyeWitness to History


Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton meet in the most famous duel in American history. ... Escape from slavery, Death of President Garfield.. Battle of Gettysburg  ...

The Burr vs. Hamilton duel happened 212 years ago today


Jul 11, 2016 ... ... of the deadly duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. What caused the sitting vice president to shoot and kill a Founding Father on ...