Champlain, Samuel de


Champlain, Samuel de
Champlain, Samuel de
Founder of Quebec (1570-1635)

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  • Champlain, Samuel — (1567? 1635)    WM His elevated sentiments, 20. Ch Birth and education, 1; sails to West Indies, Mexico, and Panama in command of Spanish vessel, 3, 4; suggests channel through isthmus, 5; captures English vessels and returns to France, 6;… …   The makers of Canada

  • Champlain, Samuel de — born 1567, Brouage, France died Dec. 25, 1635, Quebec, New France French explorer. He made several expeditions to North America before founding Quebec in 1608 with 32 colonists, most of whom did not survive the first winter. He joined with the… …   Universalium

  • Champlain, Samuel de — (ca. 1567 1635)    explorer    Called the father of New France, samuel de Cham plain was born in Brouage, but little is known of his early years before 1603. After probably studying cartography, he became a naval captain and, in 1603, made his… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Champlain, Samuel de — (1567, Brouage, Francia–25 dic. 1635, Quebec, Nueva Francia). Explorador francés. Realizó varias expediciones a América del Norte antes de fundar Quebec en 1608 junto a 32 colonos, la mayoría de los cuales no sobrevivió al primer invierno. Se… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Champlain,Samuel de — Cham·plain (shăm plānʹ, shäɴ plăɴʹ), Samuel de. 1567? 1635. French explorer who founded Port Royal, now Annapolis Royal, in Nova Scotia (1605) and established a settlement (1608) on the site of present day Quebec. * * * …   Universalium

  • Champlain, Samuel — ► (1567 1635) Colonizador francés. Realizó diversas expediciones a Canadá. Fundó la ciudad de Québec (1608) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CHAMPLAIN, SAMUEL DE —    a French navigator, born at Brouage, in Saintonge, was founder of Quebec, and French Governor of Canada; wrote an account of his voyages (1570 1635) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Champlain, Samuel de —  (1567–1635) Founder of Quebec …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Samuel de Champlain — Born Samuel Champlain 1567 [1] Brouage, Province of Saintonge, France …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel Champlain — Samuel de Champlain Pour les articles homonymes, voir Samuel de Champlain (homonymie). Samuel de Champlain …   Wikipédia en Français


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