Jacques Marquette

About Jacques Marquette

Birth Day: June 1, 1637
Birth Place: Laon, France

Jacques Marquette

Jacques Marquette was born on June 1, 1637 in Laon, France. French Jesuit missionary who discovered Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan's first European settlement.
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As per our current Database, Jacques Marquette has been died on May 18, 1675 (age 37).

🎂 Jacques Marquette - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Jacques Marquette die, Jacques Marquette was 37 years old.

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Age 37 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born June 1, 1637 (Laon, France)
Birthday June 1
Town/City Laon, France
Nationality France

🌙 Zodiac

Jacques Marquette’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jacques Marquette was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.

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French Jesuit missionary who discovered Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan's first European settlement.

Before Fame

He was assigned as a Jesuit missionary to the area of Quebec in 1666.


Marquette and Louis Jolliet were the first Europeans to observe and chart the northern region of the Mississippi River in 1673.

Family Life

He grew up in France as a missionary and was brought up by monks and Priests.

Associated With

Chris Farley graduated from Marquette University, which was named in his honor.

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