John Paul Jones

Filed under:
Revolution People
Event date:
Friday, July 06, 2018 (This event repeats every year)
Location:
Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Born:
Thursday, July 6, 1747 (271 years ago)
Died:
Wednesday, July 18, 1792 (45 years old)
Description:

Born July 6, 1747
Died July 18, 1792


Considered the "Father of the American Navy", John Paul Jones was the first well-known naval hero in the American Revolutionary War. His remains are interred in the chapel at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.