Jacques Cartier Biography

Jacques Cartier was a French explorer of Breton origin who claimed what is now Canada for France. Jacques Cartier was the first European to describe and map the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, which he named "The Country of Canadas", after the Iroquois names for the two big settlements he saw at Stadacona and at Hochelaga. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Jacques Cartier
Nationality:
France
Profession:
Navigator, Explorer
Ethnicity:
French people, Bretons
Date of Birth:
December 31, 1491
Astrological Sign:
Capricorn
Date of Death:
September 1, 1557
Age at Death:
65
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