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Carver, John

Born: 1576 AD
Died: 1621 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Politician

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.