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About John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones, also known as the "Father of the American Navy", was a Scottish-born American sailor and naval commander who gained international reputation during the American Revolutionary War for capturing several British ships. After the American Revolution, he went on to serve in the Imperial Russian Navy, where he was promoted to the rank of rear admiral. Today, he is regarded as one of the greatest naval commanders in American history.
He was born to Jean McDuff and John Paul Sr. He had a brother named William Paul and a sister named Mary Paul Louden.
In 1789, while in Russia, he was arrested after being accused of raping a 12-year-old girl. He was later set free by the authorities after an investigation found out that he was innocent.
He was found dead in his apartment in Paris in 1792. He was 45 years old.
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An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it.John Paul Jones
I have not yet begun to fight!John Paul Jones
If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.John Paul Jones
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.John Paul Jones
John Paul Jones' Popularity
John Paul Jones was a famous American navy commander, who was born on July 6, 1747. As a person born on this date, John Paul Jones is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 6).
People born on July 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. John Paul Jones is the 854th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to John Paul Jones' birthday, John Paul Jones is the 4941st most famous American.
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