Guy Fawkes

English Catholic Conspirator Guy Fawkes Full Name: Guy Fawkes
Nationality: English

Profession: English Catholic Conspirator
Why Famous: Tried to blow up the English Parliament - with King James I in it. Now the 'guy' that is burned on bonfires in England on 5th November.

Born: April 13, 1570
Star Sign: Aries

Died: January 31, 1606 (aged 35)
Cause of Death: Hanging, drawing and quartering

Articles on Guy Fawkes

Historical Events in the Life of Guy Fawkes

  • 1605-11-05 Gunpowder Plot; attempt to blow up King James I as he opened British Parliament. Plot discovered, Guy Fawkes caught and tortured. He and seven others later executed

Popular Famous People