What is the real name of Pocahontas?

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A.

What is Pocahontas most famous for?

Pocahontas was a Powhatan Native American woman, born around 1595, known for her involvement with English colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. In a well-known historical anecdote, she saved the life of Englishman John Smith, by placing her head upon his own at the moment of his execution.
  • Why is John Smith important in history?

    Captain John Smith (1580-1631) was an English adventurer, soldier, explorer, and author. He is famous for his role in the exploration of the New World and is responsible for the settlement and survival of Jamestown, England's first permanent colony in America.
  • Who voiced John Smith in Pocahontas?

    Cast (in credits order) verified as complete
    Joe BakerLon (voice)
    Mel GibsonJohn Smith (voice)
    Linda HuntGrandmother Willow (voice)
    John KassirMeeko (voice)
    Judy KuhnPocahontas (singing voice)
  • Is Irene Bedard a Native American?

    Irene Bedard (born July 22, 1967) is a Native American actress who has played many Native American characters in a variety of films. She is perhaps best known for her voice role as the title character in the 1995 animated film Pocahontas.
B.

How old was the real Pocahontas when she got married?

37 years
1585–1622
  • How old is Pocahontas in the film?

    In reality, Pocahontas was only about 10 years old when Smith arrived with the Virginia Company in 1607; she later considered him somewhat of a father figure but never a romantic interest. She did go on to save his life once, when Powhatan Indians wanted his head, which was how she earned the respect of the settlers.
  • Is Disney's Pocahontas a princess?

    The character and the events she goes through are loosely based on the actual historical figure Pocahontas. Pocahontas, as the daughter of a Native American paramount chief of the Powhatan paramountcy, is the first American Disney Princess. Pocahontas is also the first Disney Princess to have two love interests.
  • How old are all of the Disney princesses?

    From left to right: Jasmine from Aladdin (15), Pocahontas (18), Cinderella (19), Mulan (16), Tiana from The Princess and the Frog (19), Ariel from The Little Mermaid (16), Rapunzel from Tangled (18), Belle from Beauty and the Beast (17), Aurora from Sleeping Beauty (16), Snow White (14).
C.

Who did Pocahontas married?

John Rolfe
m. 1614–1617
  • Who was the guy who was supposed to marry Pocahontas?

    James Apaumut Fall as Kocoum, a handsome, strong and brave but stern and aggressive Powhatan warrior who was asked to marry Pocahontas. He attempts to kill John Smith after seeing him and Pocahontas kiss, but is killed by Thomas.
  • Who was married to John Smith?

    Captain John Smith described Pocahontas as being 11 years old when she saved him. He was hurt in an accident 1 and 1/2 years later and had to leave to go home. Captain John Smith never married Pocahontas. Pocahontas married Master John Rolfe in 1614..
  • Who is the voice of John Smith in Pocahontas?

    Cast (in credits order) verified as complete
    Joe BakerLon (voice)
    Mel GibsonJohn Smith (voice)
    Linda HuntGrandmother Willow (voice)
    John KassirMeeko (voice)
    Judy KuhnPocahontas (singing voice)

Updated: 28th September 2018

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