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About James Cook
James Cook was a British explorer and captain in the Royal Navy. He made 3 exploratory voyages in the Pacific Ocean.
He was the first to make maps of the Canadian Newfoundland. He also was the first to make European contact with the eastern Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, as well as the first to achieve the circumnavigation of New Zealand.
His Personal Life
He was married to Elizabeth Batts and they had 6 children. He was killed in Hawaii in a fight with the Hawaiians in 1779 at the age of 50.
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F.A.Q. about James Cook
When is his birthday?
James Cook's birthday is on October 27, 1728.
In how many days is his birthday?
James' birthday is in 271 days
How old was James when he died?
He was 50 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 14, 1779.
How old would he be today?
James Cook would be 293 years old if he was alive today.
Where was James from?
He was born in Marton, North Yorkshire, UK.
James Cook's Popularity
James Cook was a famous British explorer and captain in the Royal Navy, who was born on October 27, 1728. As a person born on this date, James Cook is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (October 27).
People born on October 27 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. James Cook is the 230th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to James Cook's birthday, James Cook is the 44th most famous British.
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