John Winthrop

John Winthrop's Death

Born (Birthday) January 12, 1587

Death Date March 26, 1649

Age of Death 62 years

Cause of Death Natural Causes

Place of Death Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Place of Burial Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Profession Politician

The politician John Winthrop died at the age of 62. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Influential puritan colonist who famously called the Massachusetts Bay Colony a ‘city upon a hill.’ He served multiple terms as the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, the second major settlement in New England.

He arrived at the Massachusetts Bay colony in April 1630 after studying law at Gray’s Inn.

His son, John, was one of the founders of the Connecticut Colony.

How did John Winthrop die?

Winthrop died of natural causes on March 26, 1649, and is buried in what is now called the King’s Chapel Burying Ground in Boston.



"Liberty is the proper end and object of authority, and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good, just, and honest."

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"The eyes of all people are upon us."

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"Love is the bond of perfection."

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