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Carver, John

Born: 1576 AD
Died: 1621 AD, at 45 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Politician

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1576 - Born in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire, England. The first governor of the Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth in New England.

1620 - He was elected governor on November 21st, after the signing of the Mayflower Compact. His major accomplishment was the establishment of a treaty of alliance between the Indian chief Massasoit and James I of England.

1621 - He died on April 15th in Plymouth, Massachusettes.


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