Ethan Allen – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Ethan Allen died at age 51, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding philosopher Ethan Allen's death.

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?

Ethan Allen's death was caused by stroke.

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.

Information about the death of Ethan Allen
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death51 years
BirthdayJanuary 21, 1738
Death dateFebruary 12, 1789
Place of deathBurlington, Vermont, United States
Place of burialN/A


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

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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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