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 What was Jacques Cartier famous for?

Answer According to the New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia, Jacques Cartier is famous for being a sailor, navigator and explorer of Canada. The most famous period of Cartier's life covers his 3 voyages of e... Read More »
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Where is Jacques Cartier from?

Jacques Cartier was a 16th-century French navigator and explorer who discovered the St. Lawrence River in 1535. He was born in 1491 in the city of Saint-Malo in the Brittany region of France. He di... Read More »
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When did Jacques Cartier die?

Jacques Cartier, whose explorations of the St. Lawrence River opened up the Canadian interior to colonization, died on Sept. 1, 1557. The navigator and explorer died at Saint-Malo in France, where ... Read More »
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How many expeditions did jacques cartier go on?

Jacques Cartier went on three expeditions in his lifetime. On all three expeditions Cartier went to Canada. His first voyage was in 1534 and lasted 137 days. His second voyage started in May 1535 a... Read More »
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Who are the parents of Jacques Cartier?

Jacques Cartier, famous explorer of what is now Canada, was born in France in 1491. His father was Jamet Cartier, eldest son of Jean Cartier. Jacques' mother was Geseline Jansart. Jacques was the... Read More »
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