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Johan Rising MP (1611 - 1672)

Guvernör i Nya Sverige 1654; assessor i sjörätten 1660; adlad 1653 12/10 med namnet Rising; † 1672 28/4 i Stettin. Stamfader för adliga ätten Rising nr 600.

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Pieter Stuyvesant MP (c.1607 - 1682)

Peter Stuyvesant (c. 1612 – August 1672), served as the last Dutch Director-General of the colony of New Netherland from 1647 until it was ceded provisionally to the English in 1664, after whi...

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Peter Hollender Ridder (1608 - 1692)

Peter Hollander Ridder (1608-1692) was the governor of the Swedish colony of New Sweden in Delaware (1640-1643). Peter Hollander Ridder's father was a Dutchman living in Ekenäs, Finland. Pet...

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Johan Papegoja (c.1610 - 1667)

Fourth Governor of New Sweden -------------------- Född under 1610-talet.

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Johan Björnsson Printz (1592 - 1663)

Johan Printz, född 1592 som Johan Björnsson, i Bottnaryd, Småland, död 1663. Överstelöjtnant, guvernör över Nya Sverige 1642-1653 och landsh&#x...

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Peter Minuit MP (1580 - 1638)

Peter Minuit was the Third Director-General of New Netherland. He is credited with purchasing the Island of Manhattan from the Lenape indians on May 24, 1626

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