• Born date: 1757-06-22
  • Born in: Norfolk
  • Death date: 1798-05-10
  • Death in: Surrey
George Vancouver

Captain George Vancouver (22 June 1757 – 10 May 1798) was an English officer of the British Royal Navy, best known for his 1791–95 expedition, which explored and charted North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions, including the coasts of contemporary Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.