May 29 Birthday: Patrick Henry
Patrick Henry, politician
May 29, 1736-June 6, 1799
A Picture Book of Patrick Henry by David A. Adler, illustrated by John C. Wallner and Alexandra Wallner (Holiday House, 2001)
Henry, the first and sixth governor of Virginia made the “Give me liberty or give me death” speech.
Listen to Henry’s speech (scroll down the page) as interpreted by Richard Schuman and read about Henry’s life at History.org.