Henry, Patrick


Henry, Patrick
(1736-1799)
   American statesman.
   Index: Dr His rhetorical exaggerations, 197.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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  • Henry,Patrick — Henry, Patrick. 1736 1799. American Revolutionary leader and orator. A member of the House of Burgesses (1765) and the Continental Congress (1774 1776), he spurred the creation of the Virginia militia with his words “Give me liberty, or give me… …   Universalium

  • Henry, Patrick — born May 29, 1736, Studley, Va. died June 6, 1799, Red Hill, near Brookneal, Va., U.S. American Revolutionary leader. Admitted to the bar in 1760, he soon built a large and profitable practice. His skill as an orator was displayed in the Parson s …   Universalium

  • Henry, Patrick — (29 may. 1736, Studley, Va., EE.UU.–6 jun. 1799, Red Hill, cerca de Brookneal, Va.). Líder de la guerra de independencia de los EE.UU. Se tituló de abogado en 1760 y no tardó en rodearse de una clientela numerosa y rentable. Sus dotes para la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • HENRY, PATRICK —    American statesman and orator, born in Virginia; having been in business he took to law, and rose into fame by his eloquent pleadings in the cause of the people; played a conspicuous part in the agitation for independence, especially by his… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Patrick Henry (revolutionnaire americain) — Patrick Henry (révolutionnaire américain) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Patrick Henry. Patrick Henry (29 mai 1736 – 6 juin 1799) était un acteur important de la Révolution américaine et connu pour sa verve oratoire. Avec Samuel Adams et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Patrick henry (révolutionnaire américain) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Patrick Henry. Patrick Henry (29 mai 1736 – 6 juin 1799) était un acteur important de la Révolution américaine et connu pour sa verve oratoire. Avec Samuel Adams et Thomas Paine, il fut l un des défenseurs les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Patrick Henry — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Patrick Henry Patrick Henry (George Bagby Matthews, 1891) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Henry [3] — Henry (spr. hennrĭ), 1) Patrick, einer der Gründer der nordamerikanischen Unabhängigkeit, geb. 29. Mai 1736 in der Grafschaft Hanover (Virginia), gest. 6. Juni 1799 zu Red Hill (Virginia), wurde Kaufmann, wendete sich aber noch in seinem 25. Jahr …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Henry Russell (explorer) — Henry Patrick Marie, Count Russell Killough (1834 – 1909) was one of the pioneers of Pyrenean exploration, known for his obsession with the Vignemale.Early lifeBorn in Toulouse of an Irish father and a French mother, he undertook his first… …   Wikipedia

  • Patrick Henry — Infobox Governor name = Patrick Henry order = 1st 6th office = Governor of Virginia term start = 1776 term end = 1779 1784 – 1786 lieutenant = predecessor = First Governor Benjamin Harrison V (1784) successor = Thomas Jefferson (1779) Edmund… …   Wikipedia