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15-07-2007, 22:01
Fawkner (Australia)

One of the founders of the State of Victoria. In 1835 he sent out a small ship with settlers from Van Diemenís Land (Tasmania) to form a settlement on the site of what is now the city of Melbourne, following with his family a few months later. He died in 1869.