William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English real estate
entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of
William Penn (October 14, 1644–July 30, 1718) founded the Province of
Pennsylvania, the British North American colony that became the U.S. state of ...
May 20, 2009 ... William Penn, (born Oct. 14, 1644, London, Eng.—died July 30, 1718,
Buckinghamshire) English Quaker leader and advocate of religious ...
Fast facts about the life of William Penn of the Pennsylvania Colony for kids.
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On March 5, 1681, one day after receiving his royal charter for Pennsylvania,
William Penn wrote that he believed God would make his colony "the seed of the
Colonial childhood. William Penn was born in London, England, on October 14,
1644. He was the first of three children of Admiral William Penn and Margaret ...
Hannah Callowhill Penn, William's wife, was the first female Proprietor and
Governor in America, and of its largest and most prosperous colony, handling the
Kids learn about the biography of William Penn, founder of the colony of
Pennsylvania for Quakers including his early life, becoming a Quaker,
William Penn is known, of course, as the founder of Pennsylvania. ... For example
, Penn did not name his colony after himself (as he feared would be assumed), ...
William Penn. Visionary Proprietor. Tuomi J. Forrest. Introduction · Penn in the
U.S. Capitol · Penn and the Indians · Penn Plans the City · Further Reading.