Land of the Brave

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry Facts
Important events in the life of Patrick Henry via this short biography and fact file:

  • Patrick Henry Fact 1: Date of birth - May 29, 1736 in Hanover County, Virginia
  • Patrick Henry Fact 2: Parents - John Henry & Sarah Winston Syme
  • Patrick Henry Fact 3: Career - Storekeeper, Farmer, Lawyer and Politician
  • Patrick Henry Fact 4: First wife with 6 children - Sarah Shelton

  • Patrick Henry Fact 5: Second wife with 11 children - Dorothea Dandridge
  • Patrick Henry Fact 6: In 1765 Patrick Henry delivers his famous 'Caesar-Brutus Speech' - "If this be treason, make the most of it!"
  • Patrick Henry Fact 7: In 1775 Patrick Henry delivered his passionate and  fiery speech "Give me liberty or give me death!"
  • Patrick Henry Fact 8: Inspired the Founding Fathers to declare independence
  • Patrick Henry Fact 9: Elected governor of Virginia five times, Elected to the Continental Congress
  • Patrick Henry Fact 10: Date of death - June 6, 1799

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