Louis Antoine de Bougainville biography

Louis Antoine de Bougainville

Military Person

1729 – 1811

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Who was Louis Antoine de Bougainville?

Louis-Antoine, Comte de Bougainville was a French admiral and explorer. A contemporary of James Cook, he took part in the French and Indian War against Britain. He later gained fame for his expeditions, the first recorded settlement on the Falkland Islands and his voyages into the Pacific Ocean.

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Born
Nov 12, 1729
Paris
Nationality
  • France
Died
Aug 31, 1811
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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