Jean Baptiste Charbonneau
- Category : Travel-Explorer
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (2,10,16,20)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Revolution 1
American explorer, guide.
He also was fur trapper trader, military scout during the Mexican-American War, alcalde (mayor) of Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, and a gold prospector and hotel operator in Northern California.
He spoke French and English, and learned German and Spanish during his six years in Europe from 1823 to 1829.
He also spoke Shoshone and other western American Indian languages, which he picked up during his years of trapping and guiding.
Charbonneau's image appears with that of his mother on the United States Sacagawea dollar bronze one dollar coin.
Charbonneau died on May 16, 1866.