Champlain, Samuel de, 1574-1635

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1567-08-13
Death 1635-12-25
French
French

Biographical notes:

Samuel de Champlain of Brouage, cartographer, explorer, and founder of Canada. Champlain discovered Mount Desert Island in 1604. He also laid the foundation of what became the first permenent French colony in America at Quebec. "Des Sauvages" was his first book descriptive both of his voyage and of the inhabitants of the St. Lawrence Valley in 1603.

From the description of Des sauvages. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213496584

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Subjects:

  • Maps shelf
  • Fortification
  • Tornadoes
  • Library of Congress Maps
  • Manuscripts, French
  • Nautical charts--Early works to 1800
  • Land grants
  • Indians of North America--Early works to 1800
  • Manuscript maps--Facsimiles

Occupations:

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Places:

  • South Carolina--Charleston (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Fort Johnson (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)
  • America (as recorded)
  • West Indies (as recorded)
  • Nova Scotia (as recorded)
  • Rhode Island--Providence (as recorded)
  • Atlantic coast (North America) (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)
  • Québec (Province) (as recorded)