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Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier was a navigator who made three voyages for France to the North American continent between 1534 and 1542. He explored the St. Lawrence River and gave Canada its name. Little is known…

Jacques Lemaire

Jacques LemaireBorn: Sept. 7, 1945Hockey C member of 8 Stanley Cup champions in Montreal; scored 366 goals in 12 seasons; coached Canadiens (1983-85) and NJ Devils (1993-98), won 1995 Stanley…

Jacques Plante

Jacques PlanteBorn: Jan. 17, 1929Hockey G led Montreal to 6 Stanley Cups (1953,56-60); won 7 Vezina Trophies; MVP in 1962; first goalie to regularly wear a mask; posted 82 shutouts with 2.38…

Jacques Villeneuve

Jacques VilleneuveBorn: Apr. 9, 1971Canadian auto racer Indianapolis 500 runner-up and IndyCar Rookie of Year in 1994; won 500 and IndyCar driving championship in 1995; jumped to Formula One…

Jacques Derrida

Writer Jacques Derrida was an Algerian-born French thinker whose "deconstructionist" arguments and radical positions made him a celebrity-philosopher in the 1960s and '70s. Derrida grew up outside…

Jacques Chirac

Jacques Chirac was the president of France from 1995 to 2007, after serving 18 years as the mayor of Paris. Chirac entered French national politics in the 1950s, inspired by Charles DeGaulle. He…

Brian Jacques Biography

authorBorn: 6/15/1939Birthplace: Liverpool, EnglandDied: 2/5/2011 (Liverpool, England) The son of an Irish truck driver and his wife, Brian Jacques left…

Jacques Cousteau Biography

Jacques Cousteau oceanographer Cousteau brought the wonders of the ocean into millions of living rooms with his books, movies and television programs. His documentary The Silent World, with…

Eugene Jacques Bullard Biography

Eugene Jacques BullardaviatorBorn: Oct. 1894?Birthplace: Columbus, Ga. Born in Georgia, Bullard moved to France as a young man to escape racism. He joined the French Foreign legion in 1914 at…

Jacques Lowe 2001 Deaths

Jacques LoweAge: 71 photographer who chronicled Camelot as President Kennedy's personal photographer. He took more than 40,000 pictures of the president and his family.Died: Manhattan, May…