John Paul Jones — American Soldier born on July 06, 1747, died on July 18, 1792
John Paul Jones was a Scottish American sailor and the United States' first well-known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War. Although he made many friends and enemies among America's political elites, his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this day. As such, he is sometimes referred to as the "Father of the American Navy". He later served in the Imperial Russian Navy, subsequently obtaining the rank of rear admiral... (wikipedia)
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