Henry Hudson

English navigator who discovered the Hudson River; in 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay but his crew mutinied and set him adrift to die (1565-1611)
Syn: ↑Hudson
Instance Hypernyms: ↑navigator

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Henry Hudson [Henry Hudson]
(c. 1550– c. 1611) an English ↑explorer who, when he was looking for the ↑North-west Passage in 1609–10, discovered what are now called the ↑Hudson River and Hudson Bay, a very large sea in north-eastern Canada connected with the North Atlantic by the Hudson Strait. In 1611 some of his men turned against him there, and put him in a small boat with his 12-year old son. They were never seen again.

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  • Henry Hudson — (* um 1565 in London; † um 1611) war ein englischer Seefahrer, der durch vier Entdeckungsreisen berühmt wurde. Der Hudson River und die Hudson Bay, ein Fluss im östlichen Teil des Bundesstaates New York und eine große Meeresbucht Nordamerikas,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Henry Hudson Holly — (* 1834[1]; † 4. September 1892 in New York City) war ein US amerikanischer Architekt. Leben Henry Hudson Hollys Familie stammte aus Connecticut; seine Vorfahren gehörten zu den Gründern von Stamford (Connecticut). Sein Vater übersiedelte in die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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