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Adams, William, 1564-1620

LC control no.n 78069227
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Personal name headingAdams, William, 1564-1620
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Variant(s)Miura, Anjin, 1564-1620
Birth date1564
Death date1620-05-16
Place of birthGillingham (Kent, England)
Place of deathHirado-shi (Japan)
Profession or occupationExplorers Sailors
Type of familymale
Found inHis Letters. 1850.
Samurai William, 2003: CIP p. 1 (William Adams)
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, 20 December 2018 (Adams, William (1564-1620); Adams, William (1564-1620), navigator, was born in Gillingham, Kent; was baptized on 24 September 1564; died in Hirado after a long illness on 16 May 1620)
Encyclopædia Britannica, 20 December 2018 (William Adams, English navigator; William Adams, also called Anjin or Miura Anjin, (born 1564, Gillingham, Kent, England-died May 26, 1620, Hirado, Japan), navigator, merchant-adventurer, and the first Englishman to visit Japan)
Wikidata, 20 December 2018 (William Adams, English navigator who traveled to Japan; Japanese family name: Miura; date of birth: 24 September 1564; place of birth: Gillingham; date of death: 16 May 1620; place of death: Hirado; explorer, sailor, navigator)
Associated languageeng