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Daniel Boone

Frontiersman and Explorer Daniel Boone

Profession: Frontiersman and Explorer

United States of America

Biography: He is most famous for his exploration that made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States.

Born: November 2, 1734
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: September 26, 1820 (aged 85)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 1756-08-14 Frontiersman Daniel Boone (21) weds Rebecca Bryan (17) in Yadkin River, North Carolina

Historical Events

  • 1769-06-07 American frontiersman Daniel Boone ascends Pilot Knob, setting sight on the fertile hunting grounds of what is now known as the Bluegrass Region of the State of Kentucky [exact date disputed]

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