Samuel de Champlain

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Samuel de Champlain
Samchamprifle.jpg
Detail from "Deffaite des Yroquois au Lac de Champlain," frae Champlain's Voyages (1613). This sel-portrait is the anerly survivin contemporary likness o the explorer.[1]
Born Samuel Champlain
baptised August 13, 1574[2][Note 1]
Brouage or La Rochelle, Brauage, Fraunce
Died December 25, 1635(1635-12-25) (aged 61)
Quebec Ceety, Canadae
Ither names "The Faither O New Fraunce"
Thrift navigator, cairtografer, sodger, explorer, administrator an chronicler o New Fraunce
Kent for exploration o New Fraunce, foundaton o Quebec Ceety, bein cried The Father of New France
Signatur Teepical seegnatur o Samuel de Champlain.

Samuel de Champlain (French: [samɥɛl də ʃɑ̃plɛ̃] born Samuel Champlain; on or afore August 13, 1574[2][Note 2][Note 1] – December 25, 1635), "The Faither o New Fraunce", wis a French navigator, cairtografer, draftsman, sodger, explorer, geografer, ethnologist, diplomat, an chronicler. He foondit New Fraunce an Quebec Ceety on Julie 3, 1608. He is important tae Canadian history acause he made the first accurate cairt o the coast an he helped establish the settlements.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 For a detailed analysis o his bapteesmal record, see Ritch
  2. The bapteesm act daes nae conteen information aboot the age o Samuel, naither his birth date or his place o birth.

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