Monday, 29 April 2013

Samuel de Champlain

  • Born on August 13, 1574 in Antoine Champlain and Marguerite Le Roy in Aunis, France
  • Died December 25, 1635 in Quebec, Canada
  • Married Helene Bolulle in 1610
  • They had 3 children Faith, Hope and Charity
  • His occupations were navigator, cartographer, soldier, explorer, and a administrator and chronicler of New France
  • He is known for the exploration of New France, foundation of Quebec City, Canada, and being called The Father of New France
  • He has a quote that says "The advice I give to all adventurers is to seek a place where they may sleep in safety."  

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