Captain James Cook was a British explorer born on October 27, 1728 in England. He is best known for his exploration of the South Pacific, including mapping Australia's eastern coastline and Hawaii. He also completed the first recorded expedition around New Zealand. His explorations greatly increased European knowledge of the Pacific region and its inhabitants.
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British Explorer who mapped the South Pacific, including Australia's eastern coastline and Hawaii. He also completed the first recorded expedition around New Zealand.
He spent three years in a merchant navy apprenticeship, studying mathematics and astronomy.
His life ended when he attempted his second voyage to Hawaii.
He married his mentor's daughter, Elizabeth Batts, in 1762 and he had six children.
William Penn's father was also a member of the Royal Navy.