Nathan Hale was an American soldier and spy who was captured by the British while covertly gathering information in New York City for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was subsequently executed by the British. His final words before his death were: "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." The words went on to become one of the most famous phrases of all time. He is often remembered as an American hero who sacrificed his life for his country.
He was the son of Elizabeth and Richard Hale. He had an older brother named Enoch.
He worked as a schoolteacher after graduating from Yale College at the young age of 18.
Centuries after his execution, his mortal remains still remain unfound.
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.Nathan Hale
was a famous American writer and soldier,
who was born on
June 6, 1755. As a person born on this date, Nathan Hale is listed in our database as the 20th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 6).
People born on June 6
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Nathan Hale is the 624th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Nathan Hale's birthday, Nathan Hale is the 4066th most famous American.
In general, Nathan Hale ranks as the 7401st
most popular famous person, and the 204th most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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