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In America's most famous duel, Vice President Aaron Burr killed this former Secretary of the Treasury.
Three years earlier, Hamilton's eldest son was killed in a duel at the same place with the same dueling pistols.
This future President considered challenging then-President John Adams to a duel after Adams criticized his performance as Minister to France.
After Monroe himself became President, he made John Quincy Adams his Secretary of State.
This U.S. naval officer (who has cities named after him in Alabama, Illinois, Georgia, and elsewhere) was killed in a duel in 1820.
Decatur's funeral was attended by the President, the Justices of the Supreme Court, and other Washington luminaries.
This Russian author and descendant of an African slave suffered a mortal wound in an 1837 duel.
Pushkin's novel 'Eugene Onegin' features a duel as a major plot point.
Four years later, this Russian author of 'A Hero of Our Time' perished in a duel.
In 'A Hero of Our Time,' two characters duel atop a cliff so that the loser's death may appear to be an accident.
In 1798, this youngest-ever British Prime Minister fought a duel with an MP; neither were hurt.
The Duke of Wellington also fought a duel while he was Prime Minister.
In 1859, the U.S. Senator from this state was killed in a duel by the state's former Chief Justice of its Supreme Court.
The victor in the duel was later killed by the bodyguard of a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, leading to the celebrated case of In re Neagle.
He is the only U.S. President to have ever fought and killed someone in a duel.
Jackson suffered a wound in the duel that irretrievably lodged a bullet in his chest.
As an Illinois politican, this future U.S. President accepted a challenge to a duel but the dispute was resolved before a duel took place.
Lincoln selected swords as the weapon, and it is said that his challenger had second thoughts due to Lincoln's reach advantage.
More Russian writers: This author of 'Anna Karenina' challenged Ivan Turgenev, author of 'Fathers and Sons,' to a duel.
Turgenev averted a duel by profusely apologizing and taking the blame for the dispute.
The capital of Colorado is named for this man, a governor of the Kansas Territory who killed a newspaper editor in a duel.
The duel arose over a dispute on whether to send aid to wagons stranded on the trail to California.
In this U.S state, the governor's oath of office still requires that the governor affirm that he has never fought a duel.
Attorneys, notaries, and other officers of the state must also make such an affirmation. An amendment was recently proposed that would eliminate this part of the oath.
This Danish astronomer lost part of his nose in a duel fought with swords.
Afterwards, Brahe wore a prosthesis supposedly made of silver and gold (others say copper; and still others speculate that he had multiple prostheses).
In 2002, the White House rejected a proposal that George W. Bush and this former world leader settle their differences in a duel.
The proposal was put forward by Iraq's then-Vice President.
It was rumored that citizens of this country fought duels by drawing lots, with the loser killing himself.
At least one so-called 'American duel' was supposedly 'fought' in Hamburg, Germany: An engineer named Fuhelroth and his newlywed wife are said to have consumed posion after he lost.
This Scottish economist, best-known for his role in the Mississippi Bubble, killed a man in a 1694 duel.
Dueling was illegal at the time, and Law was originally sentenced to death for murder. The King relented and allowed Law to flee to Holland.
In 2002, the Vice President of this South American country declined a challenge to duel issued by an opposing politician.
The last political duel fought in Peru was in 1957, when future President Fernando Belaunde engaged in a swordfight with a rival.
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