Louis Antoine de Bougainville

1729 - 1811

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Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was a French soldier and explorer who wrote a calculus book, but is better known for his other exploits.
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List of References (5 books/articles)

A Poster of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville

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Honours awarded to Louis-Antoine de Bougainville
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Fellow of the Royal Society1756


Other Web sites
  1. France-diplomatie (A pdf file of Voyage autour du monde)
  1. Voila France (A French Navy warship has been named after de Bougainville)

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