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 229,012 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville is the 322nd most popular explorer (down from 298th in 2019), the 263rd most popular biography from Canada (down from 223rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Explorer.

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Among explorers, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 322 out of 405Before him are Eudoxus of Cyzicus, Félix de Azara, Olav Bjaaland, Pyotr Beketov, Vilhjalmur Stefansson, and Alexandre de Serpa Pinto. After him are Stepan Krasheninnikov, Charles Francis Hall, Francisco de Ulloa, John Biscoe, Nathaniel Palmer, and Pascual de Andagoya.

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Among people born in 1661, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 20Before him are Vladimir Atlasov, Antoine Coypel, Giacomo Antonio Perti, Fyodor Apraksin, Charles Rollin, and Georg Joseph Kamel. After him are Daniel Marot and Nicholas Hawksmoor. Among people deceased in 1706, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 13Before him are Arsenije III Čarnojević, Ferdinand de Marsin, Rahman Baba, John Evelyn, Fyodor Alexeyevich Golovin, and Georg Joseph Kamel. After him are Tylman van Gameren and Jeanne Dumée.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 263 out of 1,350Before him are Stana Katic (1978), Michael Ontkean (1946), James LaBrie (1963), Colleen Dewhurst (1924), Patricia Churchland (1943), and Michael Wincott (1958). After him are Michael Ignatieff (1947), Garou (1972), Paul Bley (1932), John Abbott (1821), Lothaire Bluteau (1957), and Henry Czerny (1959).

Among EXPLORERS In Canada

Among explorers born in Canada, Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville ranks 4Before him are Joshua Slocum (1844), Louis Jolliet (1645), and Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879). After him are Edward Belcher (1799) and Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville (1680).