John Rolfe

1585 - 1622

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John Rolfe (1585 – March 1622) was one of the early English settlers of North America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Rolfe has received more than 2,191,437 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. John Rolfe is the 138th most popular explorer (up from 164th in 2019), the 1,184th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,413th in 2019) and the 21st most popular British Explorer.

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Among explorers, John Rolfe ranks 138 out of 405Before him are Otto Sverdrup, Mikhail Lazarev, Enrique of Malacca, Francisco Hernández de Córdoba, Pedro de Mendoza, and Jean-Baptiste Charles Bouvet de Lozier. After him are Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada, Francisco Serrão, Samuel Wallis, Hans Staden, Naddodd, and Philip Johan von Strahlenberg.

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Among people born in 1585, John Rolfe ranks 11Before him are Hendrick Avercamp, John George I, Elector of Saxony, Anna of Tyrol, Lucilio Vanini, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Le Maire. After him are Jacques Lemercier, Claude Favre de Vaugelas, Johann Baptist Cysat, Squanto, Caspar Bartholin the Elder, and Gerbrand Bredero. Among people deceased in 1622, John Rolfe ranks 8Before him are Francis de Sales, William Baffin, Hasekura Tsunenaga, Petrus Plancius, Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, and Fidelis of Sigmaringen. After him are John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, Bartolomeo Manfredi, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Michael Maier, Squanto, and Pedro Páez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Rolfe ranks 1,184 out of 6,924Before him are Dusty Springfield (1939), Edward Low (1690), Dave Murray (1956), Henry (1100), R. D. Laing (1927), and Scott Adkins (1976). After him are Ron Dennis (1947), Elizabeth de Burgh (1289), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), Kate Beckinsale (1973), Frank Oz (1944), and Roger Fenton (1819).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, John Rolfe ranks 21Before him are Robert FitzRoy (1805), Mary Kingsley (1862), Alexander Mackenzie (1764), George Vancouver (1757), Isabella Bird (1831), and Martin Frobisher (1535). After him are Samuel Wallis (1728), William Parry (1790), Matthew Flinders (1774), Mark Sykes (1879), James Bruce (1730), and Lady Hester Stanhope (1776).