REVERE, PAUL


REVERE, PAUL
   American patriot, born in Boston, U.S., bred a goldsmith; conspicuous for his zeal against the mother-country, and one of the first actors in the revolt (1735-1818).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Revere,Paul — Revere, Paul. 1735 1818. American silversmith, engraver, and Revolutionary hero. On April 18, 1775, he made his famous ride, celebrated in a poem by Longfellow, to warn of the British advance on Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts. * * * …   Universalium

  • Revere, Paul — born , Jan. 1, 1735, Boston, Mass. died May 10, 1818, Boston American patriot and silversmith. He entered his father s trade as a silversmith and engraver. An ardent supporter of the colonists cause, he took part in the Boston Tea Party. As the… …   Universalium

  • Revere, Paul — (1 ene. 1735, Boston, Mass., EE.UU.–10 may. 1818, Boston). Patriota y orfebre estadounidense. Se dedicó al oficio de su padre y fue orfebre y grabador. Ardiente partidario de la causa de los colonos, participó en el Boston Tea Party (motín del… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Paul Revere's Ride (poem) — Paul Revere s Ride is poem by an American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow that commemorates the actions of American patriot Paul Revere on April 18, 1775. [cite book | last = Longfellow | first = Henry Wadsworth | title = Tales of a Wayside Inn | …   Wikipedia

  • Revere — Revere, Paul (1735 1818) an American ↑folk hero who rode at night on the 18th April 1775 to the town of Concord in Massachusetts, in order to warn the people there that the British soldiers were coming. The next day the American Revolutionary War …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Paul Revere House — Infobox nrhp | name =Revere, Paul, House nrhp type =nhl caption =Paul Revere House, street view. location= Boston, MA lat degrees = 42 | lat minutes = 21 | lat seconds = 49.40 | lat direction = N long degrees = 71 | long minutes = 3 | long… …   Wikipedia

  • Paul Revere — noun American silversmith remembered for his midnight ride (celebrated in a poem by Longfellow) to warn the colonists in Lexington and Concord that British troops were coming (1735 1818) • Syn: ↑Revere • Instance Hypernyms: ↑silversmith,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paul — /pawl/ for 1 3, 5; /powl/ for 4, n. 1. Saint, died A.D. c67, a missionary and apostle to the gentiles: author of several of the Epistles. Cf. Saul (def. 2). 2. Alice, 1885 1977, U.S. women s rights activist. 3. Elliot (Harold), 1891 1958, U.S …   Universalium

  • paúl — I (Del lat. vulgar padule < lat. palus, paludis , pantano.) ► sustantivo masculino Terreno pantanoso cubierto de hierba. SINÓNIMO paular II (De san Vicente de Paúl.) ► adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino RELIGIÓN Se aplica al clérigo que es miembro …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Paul Revere — (bap. December 22, 1734 (OS) / January 1 1735 (NS) ndash; May 10, 1818) was an American silversmith and a patriot in the American Revolution. Because he was glorified after his death for his role as a messenger in the battles of Lexington and… …   Wikipedia


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