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Stephen E. Ambrose

Historian Stephen E. Ambrose

Profession: Historian

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: The author of many popular books about American history and the writer of several notable biographies, Ambrose published Band of Brothers, which was adapted into the immensely popular 2001 miniseries created by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.

Later in his life he was accused of plagiarism in several of his works, but he remains a highly regarded historian.

Born: January 10, 1936
Birthplace: Lovington, Illinois, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: October 13, 2002 (aged 66)
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

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