Patriot of the American Revolution who warned his fellow patriots, during his legendary midnight ride, that the British were coming.
He ran his family's silver shop during the 1750s.
Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote a poem about him titled "Paul Revere's Ride."
He was married to Sarah Orne from 1757 to 1773 and Rachel Walker from 1773 to 1813.
He and Patrick Henry were both members of the Sons and Daughters of Liberty, a pre-revolutionary secret society.