Samuel de Champlain was born in 1567 in a village on the Bay of Biscay in Brouage. He died from a stroke on Christmas Day in 1635. During his life, he accomplished many things. He was a great explorer. He explored the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. He tried to find the Northwest Passage but he did not.

Champlain became a solider when he was young. He joined the French army at the age of 20 years. Samuel found a lake which later in 1609 was named after him. Samuel De Champlain named Quebec. He started a fight with the Indians that lasted even after he died.
when did he die?how did he die?who did he fight with?