Francisscott Key Age and Birthday

Francisscott Key Age and Birthday

Do you need to know Francisscott Key’s Age and Birthday date? Francisscott Key was born on 1 august, 1779 in Maryland.

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Lawyer, author, and poet who wrote the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which would later become the U.S. National Anthem.

He was inspired to write the lyrics to “The Star-Spangled Banner” after witnessing the bloody attack of Fort McHenry by the British forces while aboard the British ship HMS Tonnant.

He defended  Houston in 1832 during Houston’s trial for assaulting a Congressional colleague. He served from 1833 until 1841 as a United States District Attorney. 

He married Mary Polly Taylor Lloyd on January 19, 1802, and they had nine children together.

He set his lyrics for “The Star-Spangled Banner” to John Stafford Smith’s famous tune “To Anacreon in Heaven.” It was officially declared the National Anthem by President Wilson in 1916 via an Executive Order, then by a Congressional resolution in 1931 that was signed by President Hoover.

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