James Cook (1728-1779)

"Captain James Cook FRS (7 November 1728[NB 1] – 14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. He made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand. Cook joined the British merchant navy as a teenager and joined the Royal Navy in 1755. He saw action in the Seven Years´ War and subsequently surveyed and mapped much of the entrance to the Saint Lawrence River during the siege of Quebec, which brought him to the attention of the Admiralty and Royal Society. This acclaim came at a crucial moment in his career and the direction of British overseas exploration, and led to his commission in 1766 as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the first of three Pacific voyages." - ( 09.11.2019)

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Was depicted (Actor) James Cook (1728-1779)
Created Johann Friedrich Bolt (1769-1836) ()
Published Ettinger, Karl Wilhelm ()
Template creation Nathaniel Dance-Holland (1735-1811) ()
Painted Webber, John (1751-1793) ()
Printing plate produced / Drawn Daniel Chodowiecki (1726-1801) ()

Collected James Cook (1728-1779)
Created Nuu-cha-nulth (Nootka) ()
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[Relation to person or institution] James Cook (1728-1779)
Collected Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798) ()
Collected Arthur Baessler (1857-1907) ()
Image taken Henry King (1855-1923) ()

Mentioned James Cook (1728-1779)
Published Volk und Wissen Volkseigener Verlag Berlin ()
Written Arthur Etterwindt (1926-2012) ()
Printed Mitteldeutsche Druckerei und Verlagsanstalt GmbH - Zweigstelle Kupfertiefdruck ()
Mentioned Gerhard Schott (1866-1961) ()