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 ...
William Penn, (born Oct. 14, 1644, London, Eng.—died July 30, 1718,
Buckinghamshire) English Quaker leader and advocate of religious freedom,
William Penn was the first great hero of American liberty. During the late
seventeenth century, when Protestants persecuted Catholics, Catholics
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William Penn Was Born October 14, 1644. How did Pennsylvania get its name?
Its founder, English reformer William Penn, born on October 14, 1644, in London
Fast facts about the life of William Penn of the Pennsylvania Colony for kids.
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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
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), ...
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Pennsylvania for Quakers including his early life, becoming a Quaker,