Henry Hudson

To find the Northern Passage


He never found Northern Passage but he died.But his research helped Rould Amundsen find the passage.

Early Life

He was born in 1560 or 1570's somewhere in England.He was person who mapped stuff. He had 3 boys and one wife.

Reasons for exploration

He explored for King James the 1 in England. Henry Hudson was looking for the Northern Passage.


May 1607 north cost of Hopewell to find passage.1608 north of Hopewell then around Russia and going to Novaya Zemlya. He traveled by ship. He discovered a Native Americans, Hudson river and Hudson bay.


He died in 1611 or 1612 in Hudson bay North America. He helped Rould Amundsen with his research.
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Wednesday, Dec. 14th 1560 at 9pm