“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Patrick Henry (American Revolutionary)
Date of Birth:
May 29, 1736
Date of Death:
June 6, 1799
Patrick Henry was a prominent figure in the American Revolution, known and remembered for his "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!" speech. Along with Samuel Adams and Thomas Paine, he was one of the most influential advocates of the American Revolution and republicanism, especially in his denunciations of corruption in government officials and his defense of historic rights.