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Bougainville, Louis Antoine de (1729–1811)

in A Dictionary of World History

Third edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199685691
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765728
Bougainville, Louis Antoine de (1729–1811)

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Between 1766 and 1769 he led the first successful French circumnavigation of the globe, visiting many of the islands of

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