John Smith

The Dashing Devil

Day Of Birth & Death :

Born : January 1580, Willoughby, United Kingdom

Died : June 21, 1631

Facts About John Smith :

John Smith was once a English soldier, serving his country, also was an author & explorer. He was knighted for his services to Sigismund Bathory, Prince of Transylvania and his friend Mózes Székely. John Smith's books & maps were considered extremely important in encouraging & supporting English colonization of the new world. He was a leader of the Virginia colony between September 1608 & August 1609 & led an exploration along the rivers of Virginia & the Chesapeake Bay.