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Pocahontas (c. 1595 – bur. March 21 1617 was a Native American woman who married an Englishman, John Rolfe, and became a celebrity in London in the last year of her life. She was a daughter of Wahunsunacock (also known as Chief or Emperor Powhatan), who ruled an area encompassing almost all of the neighboring tribes in the Tidewater region of Virginia. In her last days she went by Rebecca Rolfe, choosing to live an English life.




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