Samuel De Champlain

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Birthday
13, 1574
Birthplace
Hiers-Brouage, France
Death Date
Dec 25, 1635 (61)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
13, 1574
Birthplace
Hiers-Brouage, France
Death Date
Dec 25, 1635 (61)

About

Famous fifteenth-century French explorer who founded New France and Quebec City in July 1608.

Before Fame

He began learning how to navigate, create nautical maps, charts and reports at an early age.

Trivia

He founded New France and Quebec City in 1608.

Family Life

He married Helene Boulle, specifically with the idea of advancing his status in the royal court. He had three daughters named Hope, Charity, and Faith de Champlain.

Associated With

Another famous French explorer like him is Jacques Cartier.

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