When did Jacques Cartier die?

Answer 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 old was Jacques Cartier when he died?

Jacques Cartier lived from Dec. 31, 1491, until Sept. 1, 1557, making him 65 at the time of his death. He was a French navigator who helped establish France's claim on Canada by exploring the Gulf ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

What did Jacques Cartier discover?

French explorer Jacques Cartier was the first European to explore and chart Prince Edward Island and the Saint Lawrence River as far as Montreal. Encyclopedia Britannica also credits him with namin... Read More »