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Edward was born in 1737. He passed away in 1794. He wrote the famous 'The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'.
".. little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind" - Gibbon on history. "Another damned, thick, square, book! Always scribble, scribble, scribble! Eh! Mr. Gibbon?" - William Henry, Duke of Gloucester, upon receiving the second volume from the author, 1781. Edward Gibbon the Historian
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