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  • Jacques-René de Brisay de Denonville (1637 - 1710)
    Jacques-René de Brisay de Denonville, Marquis de Denonville (10 December 1637 – 22 September 1710) was Governor General of New France from 1685 to 1689 and was a key figure in the Beaver Wars. Source...
  • Charles Huault, sieur de Montmagny (c.1583 - c.1654)
    Notes D'origine de la France de l'Ancien Régime . Décédé dans l’île Saint-Christophe, aux Antilles, en 1653, semble-t-il. Pionnier de la Nouvelle-France . Arrive au Québec « dans la nuit de la St...
  • Charles de la Boische (1671 - 1749)
    Charles de la Boische, marquis de Beauharnois (1671-1749), naval officer. He was governor general of New France from 1726 to 1746. In recognition of his long service, he was appointed Lieutenant Genera...
  • Louis d'Ailleboust de Coulonge (c.1612 - 1660)
    - Sieur de Coulanges, - third Governor of Canada, - date of birth aoproximate; - died in Montreal 31 May, 1660 - came to Canada in 1643. - associate of the Compagnie de Montréal, - aided Ma...
  • Lewis Kirke (1599 - c.1668)
    See Dictionary of Canadian Biography... Kirke, Sir Lewis (fl. 1599-1660), adventurer, was a brother of Sir David Kirke, and accompanied his brother to Canada in 1627. He was left in charge of Quebec ...

Gouverneurs de la Nouvelle-France

Governors of New France

Historical Context

Governors

Gouverneur (Governor)

Lieutenant--général (Lieutenant-General)

Lieutenants-généraux (Lieutenants-General)

  • 1598-1606 : Troilus de Mesgouez, marquis de La Roche-Mesgouez
  • 1606-1614 : Jean de Biencourt, baron de Saint-Just

Gouverneurs français (French Governors)

English Governor (Gouverneur anglais)

Gouverneurs français (French Governors)

  • 1632-1633 : Émery de Caen (deuxième mandat)
  • 1633-1635 : Samuel de Champlain (deuxième mandat)
  • 1635-1636 : Marc Antoine Jacques Bras-de-fer de Châteaufort (ad interim)

Gouverneurs généraux français (French Governor General)

Gouverneur général canadien (Canadian Governor General)

British Governor General (Gouverneur général britannique)

  • 1760-1763 : Jeffrey Amherst (commander-in-chief of the occupying British army)