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Francis Scott Key

Born: Aug 1, 1779

Death: Jan 11, 1843

Birthplace: Carroll County

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Francis Scott Key

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1779
Date of Death : Jan 11, 1843
Birth Place : Carroll County

Francis Scott Key was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".


  • Lawyer
  • Author
  • Poet

Also known as

  • Key, Francis Scott


  • John Ross Key
  • Ann Phoebe Penn Dagworthy


  • Philip Barton Key II
  • Philip Barton Key
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