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Pocahontas (US: , UK: ; born Amonute, also 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. She was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of a network of tributary tribes in the Tsenacommacah, encompassing the Tidewater region of what is today the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pocahontas has received more than 15,979,165 page views. Her biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 54 in 2019). Pocahontas is the most popular diplomat, the 32nd most popular biography from United States (down from 22nd 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 52After her are Kofi Annan, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Gaius Marius, Dag Hammarskjöld, Ban Ki-moon, John Jay, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Alexandra Kollontai, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Raoul Wallenberg, and Madeleine Albright.

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Among people born in 1595, Pocahontas ranks 1After her are Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Władysław IV Vasa, Injo of Joseon, George William, Elector of Brandenburg, Alessandro Algardi, Dirck van Baburen, Jean Chapelain, Vasile Lupu, Ludovico Ludovisi, Antonio Maria Abbatini, and Guru Hargobind. Among people deceased in 1617, Pocahontas ranks 2Before her is Ahmed I. After her are John Napier, Rose of Lima, Francisco Suárez, Concino Concini, Emperor Go-Yōzei, Hendrik Goltzius, David Fabricius, 4th Dalai Lama, 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 32 out of 18,182Before her are Joe Biden (1942), George Washington (1732), Walt Disney (1901), Aretha Franklin (1942), Martin Scorsese (1942), and Al Pacino (1940). After her are Mark Twain (1835), Cher (1946), Henry Ford (1863), Howard Hughes (1905), Bill Gates (1955), and Robert De Niro (1943).

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), Ralph Bunche (1904), Richard Holbrooke (1941), J. Christopher Stevens (1960), Edward M. House (1858), and Adlai Stevenson II (1900).