Louis Antoine de Bougainville
1729 – 1811
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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- Nov 12, 1729
- Aug 31, 1811
on July 23, 2013