Famous People Who Died on August 11
St Clare of Assisi
Nun, Saint / 1194 - 1253
St Clare of Assisi was one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She became the abbess of the convent of San Damiano, near Assisi in 1216. In 1958 she was declared the Patron of television.
Lawyer, U.S. Representative / 1792 - 1868
Thaddeus Stevens, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives during Abraham Lincoln's presidency, fought to abolish slavery and helped draft the 14th Amendment during Reconstruction.
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profile name: Jackson Pollock profile occupation: Painter
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