Paul Revere, who lived from 1734 to 1818, played a crucial role in the American colonies' fight for independence from the British crown. He is most known for his Midnight Ride on April 18, 1775, where he rode by horse fr... More »

The words associated as a historic utterance by Paul Revere were actually the creation of poet Henry Longfellow. In "Paul Revere's Ride," the poet gave the patriot this famous line: "One if by land, and two if by sea..." More »

Paul Revere died of natural causes on May 10, 1818. He died at his home in Boston, Massachusetts, and his grave is located at the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street. More »

Paul Revere's accomplishments range from acting as a silversmith, dentist, artist and soldier, to playing an important role in political leadership, business, and running the first recorded patriot intelligence network. ... More »

Paul Revere was a goldsmith, engraver, dentist and industrialist. His hardware factory produced bells for churches and cannons for the military, and he opened the first rolled-copper mill in North America. More » History Modern History US History

Paul Revere attended school until the age of 13, when he left to become a silversmith apprentice to eventually take over the family business. It is likely that he was sent to school only to learn essential reading, writi... More »

Fun facts about Paul Revere include that he used his silversmith skills to practice amateur dentistry, wiring dentures made from animal teeth or walrus tusks into his patients' mouths. According to legend, he made wooden... More » History Modern History US History