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Samuel Adams

US Revolutionary Samuel Adams

Profession: US Revolutionary

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: One of the Founding Fathers of the United States who helped Congress towards issuing the Declaration of Independence in 1776, draft the Articles of Confederation and the Massachusetts Constitution.

Born: September 27, 1722
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Star Sign: Libra

Died: October 2, 1803 (aged 81)

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Married Life

  • 1749-10-17 US revolutionary Samuel Adams (27) weds Elizabeth Checkley

Historical Events

  • 1768-02-11 Samuel Adams letter, circulates around American colonies, opposing Townshend Act taxes
  • 1780-05-04 American Academy of Arts & Science founded in Boston, James Bowdoin, John and Samuel Adams founding members

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