Its founder, English reformer William Penn, born on October 14, 1644, in London, England, named it in honor of his father. Persecuted in England for his Quaker faith, Penn came to America in 1682 and established Pennsylvania as a place where people could enjoy freedom of religion.
William Jefferson Clinton (né Blythe III; born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William Penn was born in London, England, on October 14, 1644. The son of an admiral and landowner, he was educated in theology and the law. In his twenties he converted to the Quaker religion and was jailed several times for his resistance to the Church of England.Apr 2, 2014
William Penn was the founder of the Pennsylvania Colony and the leader of the Quaker religious community. Before all that, he was born into a wealthy English family in 1644. His father was the Lord Admiral, or the leader of the English navy.
William Penn, (born October 14, 1644, London, England—died July 30, 1718, Buckinghamshire), English Quaker leader and advocate of religious freedom, who oversaw the founding of the American Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a refuge for Quakers and other religious minorities of Europe.
William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was the son of Sir William Penn, and was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker, and founder of the State of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
William Clark (August 1, 1770 – September 1, 1838) was an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor. ... Before the expedition, he served in a militia and the United States Army. Afterward, he served in a militia and as governor of the Missouri Territory.