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Samuel de Champlain was a French-Canadian explorer and geographer (cartographer). He was born in in Brouage and died in Quebec in . He was born into a seafaring family.
Samuel de Champlain has been dubbed ‘founder of Canada’.
He made his first voyage to Canada in .
He returned to Canada on his third voyage in when he founded Quebec.
He was appointed Lieutenant of Canada (by his native France) in .
When Quebec was taken by the British in the Anglo-French War, he managed to negotiate its return to French rule.
Sources mention his first and third voyages but omit details on the second.
Source(s): Howego, Ray – The Book of Exploration. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson: , p. –
Parry, Melanie (ed) – Chambers Biographical Dictionary: Centenary Edition. Edinburgh: Chambers: , p. –
Waldmann, Werner (ed) – (Fernand Salentiny) The Encyclopedia of World Explorers: From Armstrong to Shackleton: Second Edition. Lisse: Rebo: , pp. , ff