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