Ethan Allen

Ethan Allen's Death

Born (Birthday) January 21, 1738

Death Date February 12, 1789

Age of Death 51 years

Cause of Death Stroke

Place of Death Burlington, Vermont, United States

Profession Philosopher

The philosopher Ethan Allen died at the age of 51. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Land speculator, philosopher, writer, American Revolutionary War patriot, and politician who was known as one of the founders of the U.S. state of Vermont.

He had many Bible passages memorized at a young age and began studying with a minister in hopes of attending Yale.

He was captured and imprisoned by the Royal Navy after a failed military mission.

How did Ethan Allen die?

On February 12, 1789, Vermont Patriot Ethan Allen died of a stroke at age 52 on his Winooski River homestead. Allen is best remembered as the patriotic leader of the Green Mountain Boys, who took the British fort at Ticonderoga with Benedict Arnold in May 1775.

Quotes

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"In those parts of the world where learning and science has prevailed, miracles have ceased; but in those parts of it as are barbarous and ignorant, miracles are still in vogue."

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"While we are under the tyranny of Priests, it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason, in order to establish systems incompatible therewith."

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"Those who invalidate reason ought seriously to consider whether they argue against reason with or without reason."

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