Henry Hudson was a noted 17th century English navigator and explorer remembered for his numerous expeditions and for exploring the Hudson River and the North Atlantic while sailing for the Dutch East India Company.
At some point in his life, he got married to a woman named Katherine Hudson, with whom he fathered multiple children, including John.
The Hudson River in New York and Canada's Hudson Bay are both named after him.
His crew mutinied against him in 1611 and set him and a few crew members, including his son John adrift a small boat in the Hudson Bay. He and his crewmates were never seen or heard from again after being marooned. They likely either froze to death or starved to death.
is a famous English explorer,
who was born on
September 12. As a person born on this date, Henry Hudson is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 12).
People born on September 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Henry Hudson is the 452nd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Henry Hudson's birthday, Henry Hudson is the 502nd most famous English and ranks 16th in famous people born in England, UK.
In general, Henry Hudson ranks as the 5248th
most popular famous person, and the 8th most popular explorer of all time.
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