Stephen F. Austin

Most Influential Person Across History

American empresario, founder of Texas, namesake of Austin, Texas

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According to Wikipedia, Stephen Fuller Austin was an American-born empresario. Known as the "Father of Texas" and the founder of Anglo Texas, he led the second and, ultimately, the successful colonization of the region by bringing 300 families and their slaves from the United States to the Tejas region of Mexico in 1825.

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