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Bougainville, Louis Antoine de

Line breaks: Louis An|toine de Bou¦gain|ville
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːgənvɪl
 
, bugɛ̃vil/
  • (1729–1811), French explorer. Bougainville led the first French circumnavigation of the globe 1766-9, visiting many of the islands of the South Pacific and compiling an invaluable scientific record of his findings.

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