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United States politician who served as vice president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836) Aaron Burr , Burr
British physicist who was born in Germany and fled Nazi persecution; in the 1940s he passed secret information to the USSR about the development of the atom bomb in the United States (1911-1988) Emil Klaus Julius Fuchs , Fuchs , Klaus Fuchs
Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC) Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus , Pompey , Pompey the Great
queen of Scotland from 1542 to 1567; as a Catholic she was forced to abdicate in favor of her son and fled to England where she was imprisoned by Elizabeth I; when Catholic supporters plotted to put her on the English throne she was tried and executed for Mary Queen of Scots , Mary Stuart
King of England and Scotland and Ireland; he married the daughter of James II and was invited by opponents of James II to invade England; when James fled, William III and Mary II were declared joint monarchs (1650-1702) William III , William of Orange
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