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About Davy Crockett
Davy Crockett was an American politician and a folk hero. He is best known as King of the Wild Frontier. He was a colonel in the militia of Lawrence County, Tennessee. He was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1825, he lost the elections of 1831, he won again in 1833 and he lost again in 1835. He took part in the Texas Revolution and he was killed at the Battle of the Alamo in 1836.
He became very famous during his lifetime, but after his death he was a hero with acts of mythical proportion. He is regarded as one of the best-known American folk heroes of all time.
His Personal Life
He was married 2 times and he had 6 children.
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Famous quotes by Davy Crockett
Heaven knows that I have done all that a mortal could do, to save the people, and the failure was not my fault, but the fault of others.Davy Crockett
I have always supported measures and principles and not men.Davy Crockett
If one man in the country could take all the money, what was the use of passing any bills about it?Davy Crockett
The enemy fought with savage fury, and met death with all its horrors, without shrinking or complaining: not one asked to be spared, but fought as long as they could stand or sit.Davy Crockett
The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall.Davy Crockett
We have the right as individuals to give away as much of our own money as we please in charity but as members of Congress we have no right to appropriate a dollar of the public money.Davy Crockett
We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.Davy Crockett
Davy Crockett's Popularity
Davy Crockett was a famous American politician and a folk hero, who was born on August 17, 1786. As a person born on this date, Davy Crockett is listed in our database as the 12th most popular celebrity for the day (August 17).
People born on August 17 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Davy Crockett is the 359th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Davy Crockett's birthday, Davy Crockett is the 2550th most famous American.
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