Johann August Sutter

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Deutsch: Johann August Sutter (* 23. Februar 1803 in Kandern, Deutschland; † 18. Juni 1880 in Washington, D.C.), auch General Sutter oder John Augustus Sutter oder auch Der Kaiser von Kalifornien, war kalifornischer Ländereienbesitzer mit Schweizer Abstammung und Gründer von New-Helvetia.
English: Johann August Sutter (February 23, 1803, Kandern, Germany – June 18, 1880, Washington, D.C.), known also as General Sutter or John Augustus Sutter, was a Californian famous for his association with the California Gold Rush and for establishing Sutter's Fort in an area that would later become the capital of California, Sacramento.