Samuel de Champlain
|Samuel de Champlain|
baptised August 13, 1574[Note 1]
Brouage or La Rochelle, Brauage, Fraunce
|Died||25 December 1635 (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|
Samuel de Champlain (French: [samɥɛl də ʃɑ̃plɛ̃] born Samuel Champlain; on or afore August 13, 1574[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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- For a detailed analysis o his bapteesmal record, see Ritch
- The bapteesm act daes nae conteen information aboot the age o Samuel, naither his birth date or his place o birth.