Monday, 22 April 2013

Jacques Cartier

  • Born on December 31, 1491 in St. Malo, France
  • Died September 1, 1557 in St. Malo, France
  • Married Mary Catherine des Granches in 1520
  • Known for being the first European to travel inland to North America and he claimed Canada for France
  • He has a quote that says "I am inclined to believe that this is the land God gave to Cain"
  • The Jacques Cartier Bridge is named after him that crosses from Montreal, Quebec to Longueuil, Quebec

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