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See also: John Cooke John Cooke(1608 â1660) was the Solicitor General and the leading prosecutor at the trial of Charles I. After the Restoration of Charles II as a regicide he was exempted from the Indemnity and Oblivion Act which indemnified most opponents of the Monarchy for crimes they might of committed during... John Cook (1730 â October 27, 1789) was an American farmer and politician from Smyrna, in Kent County, Delaware. ... John Cook (November 28, 1791-November 8, 1877) was a merchant and political figure in Upper Canada and Canada West. ... John Cook (1805-1892) was a Presbyterian minister and educator from Quebec. ... John Cook (June 12, 1825-October 13, 1910) was born in Belleville, Illinois. ... John Cook was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. ... John Cook (born February 27, 1946) is an American teacher, businessman, veteran, and civic leader. ... John Cook (born October 2, 1957) is an American professional golfer from Windermere, Florida. ... John Cooke (1824-1882) was one of the principals of Cooke Locomotive Works, one of the constituent companies that made up American Locomotive Company in the merger of 1900. ...
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Just after making officer rank, Lieutenant Cook was chosen by the Royal Society of London to undertake a scientific journey to Tahiti to observe and document the planet Venus as it passed between the earth and the sun.
Cook was formally presented to his majesty, King George III following the historic journey and made a naval commander.
As Cook signaled his boats off shore to come in to assist, he was stabbed in the back by one of the natives.
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