Louis-Antoine de Bougainville

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Kim Martins
by Château de Versailles
published on 18 May 2022

Louise-Antoine, Compte de Bougainville (1729-1811) was a French explorer and former army colonel, who was also a brilliant mathematician. He was a contemporary of Captain James Cook (1728-1779) and a protegée of Madame de Pompadour (1721-1764). He was the first French explorer to sail around the world in 1766.

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