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date: 01 March 2021

Pontiaclocked

(?–20 April 1769)
  • John Sugden

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Pontiac (?–20 April 1769), Ottawa war leader, was born probably at the Ottawa village on the Detroit River about 1714. His life before 1763 is obscure. He was a war leader of the Ottawa as early as 1747 and a strong supporter of New France, both then, when the Huron ...

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