William Penn was an English political leader, religious leader, and Quaker. He was an important figure in the establishment of the Province of Pennsylvania, an English colony in North America. He is widely recognized for his vigorous support for religious freedom and his efforts in ensuring that Pennsylvanians could practice their faith freely and peacefully.
William Penn was an English politician and moral philosopher who was born on October 14th, 1644 and lived to be 73 years old before his death on July 30th, 1718. He is best known for founding the Province of Pennsylvania, an English North American colony, and for advocating for fair dealing and religious tolerance in the New World.