Samuel de Champlain

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French explorer in Nova Scotia who established a settlement on the site of modern Quebec (1567-1635)


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Clark also likes Louise Penny's Bury Your Dead, about an obsessive historian's quest for the remains of the founder of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain, that ends in murder.
The fact that David Hackett Fischer has devoted his most recent book to a biography of Samuel de Champlain and the origins of the European settlement in Canada should fill contemporary Canadian readers and historians with a sense of joy, but also make them ask some questions about the endeavour.
She never dreamt she would one day write a book about Houdini and many other fascinating international figures including: George Washington Carver, Samuel de Champlain, Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Helen Keller, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mark Twain and the Wright Brothers.
In his first foray into biography, Fischer has written the definitive life of the great explorer Samuel de Champlain.
David Hackett Fischer writes of Samuel de Champlain, who founded French Quebec four hundred years ago, that "[Champlain] wrote thousands of pages about what he did, but only a few words about who he was.
Two statues dominate Old Quebec City--those of Samuel de Champlain and Bishop Francois de Laval.
THE TOPIC: The French influence in North America can be traced in large part to one man, Samuel de Champlain, "the father of New France.
Samuel de Champlain (1580-1635) is known today as the "Father of New France.
On July 3, 2008, the precise anniversary of the founding of Quebec by Samuel de Champlain, all capital cities in Canada are invited to join Quebec City in ringing their bells or chimes at 11 am Eastern Daylight Saving Time.
Samuel de Champlain en dresse un portrait negatif dans ses recits de voyage.
The city was founded by the French explorer Samuel de Champlain, known as the Father of New France, who designed it as the only walled city in North America.
When I arrive, there seems to be an excitement bubbling in Quebec City as it prepares to celebrate the 400 years since its discovery by Samuel de Champlain for the French colonial empire - a century later it was conquered by Great Britain.
In Brouage, birthplace of Samuel de Champlain, she has played a major role in the restoration of the church to commemorate the memory of the founder of Quebec City.
In 1608, when the French explorer Samuel de Champlain first glimpsed the site where Quebec City now stands, he wrote "while sailing up the St.