Born in Ville-Marie (Montréal) in 1661, he died in Havana in July 1706 and was buried in San Cristobal church.
MIlitary, Vessel Captain, explorer, settler, aventurer, corsair and trafficker, he is the
first Canadian born to becomee Knight of St-Louis in 1699. After having forcefully fought the Englishmen at the Hudson Bay,
he founded the Louisiana Colony in 1698.
He is known as the most famous son and hero of Nouvelle-France.
Created by Jean-Eudes Germain