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  1. Samuel de Champlain ( French: [samɥɛl də ʃɑ̃plɛ̃]; c. born 13 August 1567 [2] [Note 1] [Note 2] – 25 December 1635) was a French explorer, navigator, cartographer, draftsman, soldier, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat, and chronicler. He made between 21 and 29 trips across the Atlantic Ocean, [3] and founded Quebec City, and New ...

  2. Samuel de Champlain. Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of the city of Quebec, statue by Paul Chevré, 1898; in Quebec city. (more) Heading an expedition that left France in 1608, Champlain undertook his most ambitious project—the founding of Quebec. On earlier expeditions he had been a subordinate, but this time he was the ...

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  3. Aug 2, 2023 · Samuel de Champlain was born in 1574 (according to his baptismal certificate, which was discovered in 2012), in Brouage, a small port town in the province of Saintonge, on the western coast of France.

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  5. Aug 29, 2013 · Learn about the life and achievements of Samuel de Champlain, the "Father of New France" who founded Quebec City and explored the Canadian interior. Find out how he mapped, traded and allied with Indigenous peoples in the 17th century.

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  6. Learn about the life and legacy of Samuel de Champlain, who led the first European expedition to Acadia in 1604 and named Mount Desert Island. Find out how he became a soldier, sailor, explorer and administrator in the New World.

  7. Learn about the life and voyages of Samuel de Champlain, a French explorer and cartographer who founded Quebec and mapped the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes. Find out how he served in the army, traveled for Spain, and became the "Father of New France".

  8. Learn about the life and achievements of Samuel de Champlain, the French navigator who established a permanent presence in North America. Discover how he interacted with First Peoples, recorded his observations, and mapped the land.

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