Paul Revere was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was an accomplished silversmith and Patriot supporting the American Revolution, known well for his alerting the local miltia of the approaching British soldiers before the battles of Lexington and Concord. For source and more details, click here.
Portrait by: John Singleton Copley
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