Famous People Who Died in Military Battle
Folk Hero, U.S. Representative / 1786 - 1836
Davy Crockett was a frontiersman, legendary folk hero and three-time Congressman. He fought in the War of 1812 and died at the Alamo in the Texas Revolution.
Folk Hero / 1723 - 1770
Crispus Attucks was an African-American man killed during the Boston Massacre, making him the first casualty of the American Revolution.
Military Leader / 1879 - 1919
Emiliano Zapata was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution (1910–1920), during which he formed and commanded the Liberation Army of the South, an important revolutionary brigade. Followers of Zapata were known as Zapatistas.
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