Name

Jean Ango

Career

Business/Commerce

Occupation 1

Financier of exploration

Region

Europe

Era

Europe's Reconnaissance (1351-1640)

Text

Dieppe businessman (armature) and backer of Atlantic exploratory voyages, including 1508 voyage to Newfoundland, commanded by Thomas Aubert, aboard the Pensee. Giovanni da Verrazzano may have been on the voyage.

Related Events


1508 - French reconnaissance of Cabot-marked North America


Record ID: 763