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Louis Antoine Bougainville
Birth: Nov. 12, 1729
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Death: Aug. 20, 1811
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France

Navigator. Founded a colony on what are now the Falkland Islands. Undertook a famous voyage around the world. His writings contributed to the idea of the "noble savage". Took part in US War of Independence. He had wide interests in science and the flower bougainvillea is named after him. Became Grand Officer of the Legion dÕHonneur. Entered Pantheon in 1811. (bio by: David Conway) 
 
Burial:
The Pantheon
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Plot: Cell 3
 
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Record added: Dec 08, 1999
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