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1631-63

1631-63

1632

  • Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye returns New France to the French.
  • Champlain publishes Voyages de la Nouvelle France.

1633

  • Returns to Quebec, effectively as governor of New France.
  • Étienne Brûlé is killed by the Huron (Wendat).

1634

  • Champlain establishes strategic fort and trading post at Trois-Rivières.

1634-40

  • European diseases ravage Great Lakes region, killing half the Aboriginal population.

1635

  • Champlain dies at Quebec on December 25.

1663

  • Following decades of limited commercial management, New France becomes a royal colony.