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English: Massasoit Sachem or Ousamequin (c. 1581 – 1661) — the Sachem (leader) of the Wampanoag, and "Massasoit" of the Wampanoag Confederacy, in present day Massachusetts.
  • According to English sources, Massasoit prevented the failure of the Plymouth Colony, from starvation, and by forging critical political and personal ties with the Pilgrim leaders.
Leader of the Wampanoag
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Date of birth1580 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)
Date of death1662
  • tribal chief
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Massasoit (es); マサソイト (ja); Massasoit (fr); Massasoit (pl); מססואיט (he); Massasoit (nl); Массасойт (ru); Massasoit (de); 마사소이트 (ko); Massasoit (en); Masasoits (lv); Massassoit (ca); ماساسويت (ar) Leader of the Wampanoag (en); politischer und militärischer Führer der nordamerikanischen Indianer vom Volk der Wampanoag (de); chef amérindien (fr) Massasoit (ca); Massasoit Sachem, Ousamequin, massasoit (en)


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