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Category:Crispus Attucks

Crispus Attucks (c. 1723 – March 5, 1770) has been frequently named as the first martyr of the American Revolution and is the only person killed in the Boston Massacre whose name is commonly remembered. He remains an important and inspirational figure in American history.

Crispus Attucks 
African-American, first victim of the Boston Massacre
Date of birth 1723
British North America
Date of death 5 March 1770
Cause of death
  • firearm
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
  • sailor
  • stevedore
Authority control
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