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Champlain, Samuel de

Pronunciation: /ʃamˈpleɪn/
/ʃɑ̃plɛ̃/
(1567–1635), French explorer and colonial statesman. He established a settlement at Quebec in 1608, developing alliances with the indigenous peoples, and was appointed Lieutenant Governor in 1612.
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