#2499 Overall Influence

John Winthrop

Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay and Author of "City upon a Hill"


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

John Winthrop was an English Puritan lawyer and one of the leading figures in founding the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the second major settlement in New England following Plymouth Colony. Winthrop led the first large wave of colonists from England in 1630 and served as governor for 12 of the colony's first 20 years. His writings and vision of the colony as a Puritan "city upon a hill" dominated New England colonial development, influencing the governments and religions of neighboring colonies.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#202 World Rank
#817 World Rank
Religious Studies
#3324 World Rank