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Andrew Jackson, nicknamed "Old Hickory" for his toughness in war, killed a man in a duel. The victim, Charles Dickinson, had insulted Jackson about his marriage to divorce Rachel Robards. They dueled in 1806 and Jackson, though injured himself, mortally wounded Dickinson in the abdomen.  more...


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