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George Anson (1697-1762) was a British naval officer and nobleman who served in the following conflicts: War of Spanish Succession (1701-1714), War of Quadruple Alliance (1718-1720), War of Jenkin's Ear (1739-1748), and War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748). During the Seven Years War, he became the First Lord of the Admiralty. He is the namesake of Anson County, North Carolina.,_George_Anson,_baron,_1697-1762

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