Both a small but significant river in New York and an immense bay—by far the world's largest—in Canada are named after Henry Hudson. The...
September 12, 1575
English navigator and explorer
Portrait: Henry Hudson. Reproduced by permission of Department of Library Service, American ...
Born c. 1565, England Disappeared 1611, Atlantic Ocean
Nothing is known about the early life and career of Henry Hudson. He undertook his first recorded voyage in 1607, when he was hire...
Henry Hudson (active 1607-1611) was an English navigator who explored areas of America for England and the Netherlands.Henry Hudson's life is undocumented prior to his famous voyages. He is first reco...