Native American Leader of the Shawnee TecumsehNative American Leader of the Shawnee Tecumseh

Tecumseh

Full Name: Tecumseh
Nationality: Shawnee

Profession: Native American Leader of the Shawnee
Why Famous: Leader of a large tribal confederacy (known as Tecumseh's Confederacy) which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and became an ally of Britain in the War of 1812.

Died: 5th October, 1813
Cause of Death: Killed in battle

Historical Events in the Life of Tecumseh

1812-08-05 - War of 1812: Tecumseh's Native American force ambushes Thomas Van Horne's 200 Americans at Brownstone Creek, causing them to flee and retreat.
1812-08-16 - British forces under the command of Major General Sir Isaac Brock capture Fort Detroit with the help of Indigenous warriors led by Tecumseh

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