Jacques Cartier Rank
About Jacques Cartier
Jacques Cartier’s most memorable work is the claiming of modern-day Canada for his country, France. The French-Breton discoverer is also credited for being the first person from Europe to map the banks of the Saint Lawrence River and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
In 1520, he got married to Mary Catherine des Granches, who was a member of one of French’s renowned families.
He’s described as the first sailor from Europe to explore the lands of America.
His maiden voyage happened on 20th April of the year 1534.
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Jacques Cartier's Popularity
Jacques Cartier was a famous French explorer, who was born on December 31, 1491. As a person born on this date, Jacques Cartier is listed in our database as the 62nd most popular celebrity for the day (December 31).
People born on December 31 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Jacques Cartier is the 1653rd most popular Capricorn.
Aside from information specific to Jacques Cartier's birthday, Jacques Cartier is the 501st most famous French.
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