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Alexander Hamilton

A Broadway musical has led to renewed interest in the story behind the 18th century American politician who worked alongside George Washington to fight for independence.

A Broadway musical has led to renewed interest in the story behind the 18th century American politician. He fought alongside George Washington for independence from British rule, and was key to the formation of the American financial system.

Photo: Alexander Hamilton on the US ten Dollar bill. Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images.

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Thu 18 May 2017 07:50GMT

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  • Thu 18 May 2017 07:50GMT

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