|Birth Day||December 31, 1491|
|Birth Place||Saint-Malo, France|
|Age||528 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Sep 1, 1557 (age 65)|
He married a member of a prestigious French family in 1520 to improve his social status.
He was the first European to depict and chart the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the coasts of the Saint Lawrence River.
He married Mary Catherine des Granches.
He, unlike Christopher Columbus, traveled inland after arriving in North America.