On This Day

Ethan Allen

American Revolutionary War Patriot Ethan Allen

Profession: American Revolutionary War Patriot

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Best known as one of the founders of the U.S. state of Vermont, and for the capture of Fort Ticonderoga early in the American Revolutionary War.

Born: January 10, 1738
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
Star Sign: Capricorn

Died: February 12, 1789 (aged 51)
Cause of Death: Apoplectic fit

Married Life

  • 1784-02-16 American Revolutionary War patriot Ethan Allen (46) weds second wife Frances Montresor Brush Buchanan

Events in the Life of Ethan Allen

  • 1775-09-25 American Revolutionary War hero Ethan Allen captured

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