Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville

1661 - 1706

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Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (16 July 1661 – 9 July 1706) or Sieur d'Iberville was a soldier, ship captain, explorer, colonial administrator, knight of the order of Saint-Louis, adventurer, privateer, trader, member of Compagnies Franches de la Marine and founder of the French colony of Louisiana in New France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville has received more than 209,864 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville is the 298th most popular explorer (down from 290th in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from Canada (down from 191st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Canadian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 298 out of 405Before him are Gaspar de Lemos, Adolf Lüderitz, Hermann Wissmann, Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón, Kristian Prestrud, and Luke Foxe. After him are Gustav Adolf von Götzen, Theodor Kotschy, Isidore of Charax, Francisco de Ulloa, Jean Louis Marie Poiret, and Alexander Gordon Laing.

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Among people born in 1661, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 18Before him are Jahandar Shah, Charles Rollin, Georg Joseph Kamel, Fyodor Apraksin, Vladimir Atlasov, and Giacomo Antonio Perti. After him are Daniel Marot and Nicholas Hawksmoor. Among people deceased in 1706, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 13Before him are Rahman Baba, Georg Joseph Kamel, Arsenije III Čarnojević, Bernhard I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Ferdinand de Marsin, and John Evelyn. After him is Tylman van Gameren.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 223 out of 1,130Before him are Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Oliver Platt (1960), Robbie Robertson (1943), Raymond Massey (1896), Patrick J. Adams (1981), and Kim Coates (1958). After him are Michael Bublé (1975), The Weeknd (1990), Norman L. Bowen (1887), Deborah Kara Unger (1966), Allan Dwan (1885), and Harry Saltzman (1915).

Among EXPLORERS In Canada

Among explorers born in Canada, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 3Before him are Joshua Slocum (1844) and Louis Jolliet (1645). After him are Edward Belcher (1799) and Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879).