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Patrick Henry
  • Name: Patrick Henry
  • Born: 05/29/1736
  • Died: 06/06/1799 (63 years old)
  • Profession: Planter, lawyer

Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736? June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter, politician, and orator best known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention (1775): “Give me liberty, or give me death!” A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786.

Party: Anti-Federalist, Anti-Administration, Federalist

Birth Place: Studley, Virginia, British America

Death Place: Brookneal, Virginia, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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