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Pocahontas (US: , UK: ; born Amonute, known as Matoaka, c. 1596 – March 1617) was a Native American woman, belonging to the Powhatan people, notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pocahontas has received more than 12,264,726 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia. Pocahontas is the most popular diplomat, the 22nd most popular biography from United States (down from 16th in 2019) and the most popular American Diplomat.

Pocahontas is most famous for being the daughter of Powhatan, the Chief of the Powhatan Confederacy. She is also famous for saving the life of John Smith, a Jamestown settler, by warning him of an impending attack by her father.

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Among diplomats, Pocahontas ranks 1 out of 51After her are Kofi Annan, Gaius Marius, Ban Ki-moon, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Dag Hammarskjöld, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Alexandra Kollontai, John Jay, Raoul Wallenberg, John R. Bolton, and Ferdinand de Lesseps.

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Among people born in 1595, Pocahontas ranks 1After her are Władysław IV Vasa, Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Injo of Joseon, George William, Elector of Brandenburg, Alessandro Algardi, Dirck van Baburen, Vasile Lupu, Jean Chapelain, Albert Girard, Ludovico Ludovisi, and Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski. Among people deceased in 1617, Pocahontas ranks 1After her are Ahmed I, John Napier, Rose of Lima, Francisco Suárez, Emperor Go-Yōzei, Hendrik Goltzius, 4th Dalai Lama, Concino Concini, David Fabricius, Fausto Veranzio, and Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pocahontas ranks 22 out of 15,968Before her are Hillary Clinton (1947), Neil Armstrong (1930), Steven Spielberg (1946), Ernest Hemingway (1899), Benjamin Franklin (1706), and Mark Twain (1835). After her are Ronald Reagan (1911), Bruce Lee (1940), Martin Scorsese (1942), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Walt Disney (1901), and James K. Polk (1795).

Among DIPLOMATS In United States

Among diplomats born in United States, Pocahontas ranks 1After her are John Jay (1745), John R. Bolton (1948), George F. Kennan (1904), John Mott (1865), Dean Acheson (1893), Jean Kennedy Smith (1928), Richard Holbrooke (1941), Ralph Bunche (1904), J. Christopher Stevens (1960), Adlai Stevenson II (1900), and Edward M. House (1858).