Crazy Horse

Native American War Leader Crazy Horse Full Name: Crazy Horse [Tȟašúŋke Witkó]
Nationality: Oglala Lakota

Profession: Native American War Leader
Why Famous: War leader of the Oglala Lakota. Took up arms against the U.S. Federal government, and lead a war party to victory at the Battle of the Little Bighorn in June 1876. He ranks among the most notable and iconic of Native American tribal members.

Born: December 4, 1840
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Robinson, Nebraska, USA

Died: September 5, 1877 (aged 36)
Cause of Death: Bayonet wound

Historical Events in the Life of Crazy Horse

  • 1877-01-08 Crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle with the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain (Montana Territory).

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