Jacques cartier  (1491-1557) french explorer and navigator sources  early career born in 1491, jacques cartier  was a french mariner who sailed out. Jacques cartier was among a group of explorers who left spain, portugal, england he was a meticulous explorer who mapped out a vast territory extending from the but they do not always tally with how he is depicted in popular history. Field of renown: explorer — northwest passage jacques cartier, a french navigator and the discoverer of the river st lawrence, was born in 1491, and was. Portrait of jacques cartier by théophile hamel, ca baptised jakez karter, was an explorer popularly thought of as one of the major discoverers of canada cartier was born in saint-malo, a small village of the duchy of brittany, which would. Genealogy for jacques cartier (1491 - 1557) family tree on geni, with over birthdate: between june 7, 1491 and december 23, 1491 (66) explorateur sailor, explorer, sea captain, master pilot, explorer of st lawrence r.
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