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date: 01 March 2021

Block, Adriaenlocked

(1610–1624)
  • Robert L. Gale

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Block, Adriaen (1610–1624), Dutch mariner, explorer, and trader, was most likely born in Holland, but nothing is now known of his place of birth, parents, early education, or marital status. It is thought that he studied law but soon felt eager to go to sea. His opportunity came after ...

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