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  1. Minuit, Peter Minuit, Minnewit, Peter Minnewitnoun

    Dutch colonist who bought Manhattan from the Native Americans for the equivalent of $24 (1580-1638)


  1. peter minnewit

    Peter Minuit, often Anglicized as "Peter Minnewit," was a Dutch colonizer, best known for his role as the third director of the New Netherland colony, serving from 1626 to 1633. He is famously remembered for purchasing the island of Manhattan from Native Americans, which later became the site of New York City. Minuit was also instrumental in establishing the Swedish colony of New Sweden in North America.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peter Minnewit in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peter Minnewit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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