|Political party:|| Anti-Federalist
|Born||May 29, 1736|
|Died||June 6, 1799 (aged 63)|
Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786.
He is also remembered for his quote "Give me liberty, or give me death!