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Geronimo

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Birthday
16, 1829
Birthplace
Arizona
Death Date
Feb 17, 1909 (79)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1829
Birthplace
Arizona
Death Date
Feb 17, 1909 (79)

About

Native American hero of the Apache Wars who led his people in the fight against the U.S. and Mexico.

Before Fame

His first wife, children, and mother were attacked and killed in 1858 by Mexican soldiers.

Trivia

He was forced to surrender in 1886 and lived many of his remaining years as a prisoner of war.

Family Life

He had nine wives and fathered six children.

Associated With

He participated in President Theodore Roosevelt's inauguration parade in 1905.