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Cartier, Jacques, 1491-1557

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Personal name headingCartier, Jacques, 1491-1557
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Variant(s)Quartier, Jacques, 1491-1557
Associated placeCanada
Birth date[1491-06-07..1491-12-23~]
Death date1557
Place of birthSaint-Malo (France)
Place of deathSaint-Malo (France)
Field of activityNavigation Discoveries in geography
Profession or occupationExplorers
Found inHis The first relation ... 1812.
Berthelot, A. Dissertation sur le canon de bronze, 1830: p. 3 (Jacques Cartier) p. 4 (Jacques Quartier)
LAC internal file, May 27, 2019 (access point: Cartier, Jacques, 1491-1557)
Dictionary of Canadian Biography website, viewed May 27, 2019: (Jacques Cartier; navigator and explorer; born probably some time between 7 June and 23 December 1491 at Saint-Malo (Brittany), where he died in 1557)
The Canadian Encyclopedia website, viewed May 27, 2019: (Jacques Cartier; from 1534 to 1542, Cartier led three maritime expeditions to the interior of the Gulf of the St. Lawrence River. During these expeditions, he explored, but more importantly accurately mapped for the first time, the interior of the river, from the Gulf to Montréal. For this navigational prowess, Cartier is still considered by many as the founder of “Canada”, even though, at the time, this term described only the region immediately surrounding Québec)
National bib agency no.0103L1929E
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