Louis Antoine de Bougainville

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Noun1.Louis Antoine de Bougainville - French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)Louis Antoine de Bougainville - French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)
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Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was charged with leading this expedition.
In The Pacific Journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, 1767-1768.
She pays tribute to the French explorer Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, who led, as Captain, the first French official world tour in the 18th Century.
When Louis-Antoine de Bougainville set out in 1766 to circumnavigate the globe on behalf of the French crown in the coupled interests of knowledge and empire, his expedition included the necessary contingent of cartographers and doctors, an astronomer, a naturalist, and a crew of 330 officers and men--one of whom was revealed in the course of the voyage to be a young woman in sailor's clothing.
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Gauguin found all this in the captivating chronicles of French explorer Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, who described Tahiti as the second Eden, motivating the artist to set sail for French Polynesia.