American Revolution People

Famous People of The American Revolution

American Military Leaders

Historical Valley Forge:  "Who Served Here" is devoted to biographies of people who served at Valley Forge: Benedict Arnold, Aaron Burr, John Cadwalader, Dr. John Cochran, General Baron Johan DeKalb, General Chevalier Louis Lebèque dePresle Duportail, General Nathanael Greene, Major General Alexander Hamilton, General Jedediah Huntingdon, General Henry Knox, The Marquis de Lafayette, Jacob Latch, General Ebenezer Learned, John Marshall, General Lachlan McIntosh, Allan McLane: Continental Officer, James Monroe, Baron von Steuben, Martha Washington,  General Anthony Wayne. 
Ethan Allen History:  Brief biography of this Vermont military leader with a link to the Ethan Allen Homestead.
Benedict Arnold:  Archiving Early America web site.
George Rogers Clark:  The Indiana Historic Bureau presents a biography of this man.
George Washington:  Biography from the White House web site.

American Civilian Leaders

Colonial Hall:  Biographies of America's Founding Fathers:  Includes biographies of 111 Founding Fathers and 34 wives of the Founding Fathers.
The Historical Almanack:  On the "Meet the People" contents page read about George Washington, Martha Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and George Wythe.
John Adams: Biography from the White House web site.
Samuel Adams: American Patriot & Politician
The World of Benjamin Franklin:  Visit the Franklin Institute and learn about this remarkable man and how he was connected to the American Revolution.  Hint:  Click on the word "statesman."
Thomas Jefferson:  Biography from the White House web site.
Timeline of Thomas Jefferson: This site outlines Thomas Jefferson's role during the war.
James Madison:  Biography from the White House web site.
Paul Revere:  Click on the "Paul Revere Biography" link.  

British Leaders

Charles Cornwallis:  This site includes a brief biography and picture of this British leader.
George III:  From the British Monarchy, History Royal Profiles web site.

Other Biographies

Margaret Cochran Corbin:  Biography From Distinguished Women Past & Present web site.
Marquis de Lafayette:  A biography from the Smithsonian.
Molly Pitcher:  The story of Molly Pitcher from the Fort Sill web site
Deborah Sampson:  A brief biography from the Distinguished Women of Past and Present web site.
Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution:  Find a biography about: Thomas Paine, Nathan Hale.
Betsy Ross Homepage:  Learn about the life of Betsy Ross and take a virtual tour of the Betsy Ross House. 

Additional Resources

Kid Info: American Revolution:  This site is filled with American Revolution links.  Read carefully to find the best sites for biographies.
American Revolution:  A hotlist of lots of links to sites about the American Revolution.
Revolutionary War Biographies:  An alphabetical list of people with links to information about them.  
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