Willem Schouten

Navigator, Deceased Person

1567 – 1625

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Who was Willem Schouten?

Willem Cornelisz Schouten was a Dutch navigator for the Dutch East India Company. He was the first to sail the Cape Horn route to the Pacific Ocean.

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Born
1567
Hoorn
Nationality
  • Netherlands
  • Dutch Republic
Profession
Lived in
  • Hoorn
Died
1625
Antongil Bay

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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