James Cook was a renowned English explorer, captain in the Royal Navy, navigator, and cartographer. He made the first European contact with Australia and Hawaii, circumnavigated New Zealand, made three voyages across the Pacific Ocean, and created extensive maps of previously uncharted territories. Today, he is remembered as one of the greatest explorers of all time.
|Full Name||James Cook|
|Birth Date||November 7, 1728|
|Death Date||February 14, 1779|
|Born||Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, UK|
|Died||Kailua, Hawaii, USA|
|Cause of Death||clubbed on the head and then stabbed to death|
|Father||James Cook Sr.|
|Mother||Grace Pace Cook|
|Spouse||Elizabeth Batts Cook|
Christiana Cook Cocker
Margaret Cook Fleck
James Cook III
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