Visual Timeline: John Smith

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1580 CE - 1631 CE: Life of Captain John Smith, explorer, soldier, author, and early governor of Jamestown Colony.
1596 CE - 1604 CE: John Smith serves as mercenary for various causes in Europe and the Mediterranean.
1607 CE: Pocahontas meets Captain John Smith at Jamestown.
1607 CE: John Smith is part of the expedition to establish the Jamestown Colony of Virginia.
1607 CE - 1609 CE: John Smith takes control of the colonists of Jamestown as its governor and befriends Pocahontas.
1609 CE: John Smith injured in gunpowder explosion; returns to England.
1614 CE: John Smith maps and names region of New England.
1615 CE: John Smith taken captive by the French while en route to North America.
1617 CE: John Smith meets Pocahontas again in England.
1624 CE: John Smith publishes his General History of Virginia.
1631 CE: John Smith dies in England of natural causes.
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