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 John Cabot

John Cabot

Original Name Giovanni Caboto
Birth
Italy
Death 1498 (aged 42–43)
At Sea
Burial Body lost at sea
Memorial ID 6623042 · View Source
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Explorer. Navigator, born possibly in Genoa, who discovered the mainland of North America. Little is known about his life. About 1490 he settled in Bristol England, and set sail in 1497 with two ships, accompanied by his three sons, sighting Cape Breton I and Nova Scotia on 24 June. He set out on another voyage in 1498, and died at sea.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 20 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6623042
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Cabot (1455–1498), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6623042, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost at sea.