Louis Jolliet

1645 - 1700

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Louis Jolliet (September 21, 1645 – after May 1700) was a French-Canadian explorer known for his discoveries in North America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Jolliet has received more than 285,817 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Louis Jolliet is the 261st most popular explorer (down from 249th in 2019), the 179th most popular biography from Canada (down from 156th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Canadian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Louis Jolliet ranks 261 out of 405Before him are John Byron, Francis Younghusband, Otto Finsch, Wilfred Thesiger, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser, and John Biscoe. After him are Nikolai Spathari, Edward S. Curtis, Sebastián Vizcaíno, Ippolito Rosellini, Paweł Strzelecki, and William Clark.

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Among people born in 1645, Louis Jolliet ranks 11Before him are William Penn, Marguerite Louise d'Orléans, Andreas Werckmeister, Aert de Gelder, Eusebio Kino, and Francis I Rákóczi. After him are Nicolas Lemery and Anne Dacier. Among people deceased in 1700, Louis Jolliet ranks 10Before him are John Dryden, Do-Aklin, Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe, Lagâri Hasan Çelebi, Prince William, Duke of Gloucester, and Rajaram I.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Louis Jolliet ranks 179 out of 1,130Before him are Neil Peart (1952), Walter Pidgeon (1897), Brian Mulroney (1939), Maynard Ferguson (1928), Hume Cronyn (1911), and Diana Krall (1964). After him are August Schellenberg (1936), Elisha Cuthbert (1982), David Shore (1959), Jordan Peterson (1962), René Lévesque (1922), and Naomi Klein (1970).

Among EXPLORERS In Canada

Among explorers born in Canada, Louis Jolliet ranks 2Before him are Joshua Slocum (1844). After him are Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), Edward Belcher (1799), and Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879).