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Biographical entry Bougainville, Louis Antoine (1729 - 1811)

Born
1729
France
Died
1811
Occupation
Explorer

Summary

Louis Antoine Bougainville led voyages of exploration into the Pacific in 1764-1765 and 1766-1769.

Details

Navigator on Baudin's expedition to New South Wales 1800-1803.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Louis Antoine Bougainville - Records, 1764 - 1769, B1195, C974, MD1638; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Dunmore, John, Storms and Dreams : Louis de Bougainville, Soldier, Explorer, Statesman, ABC Books, Sydney, 2005, 296 pp. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.