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Jean-François de La Pérouse
* 1741 La Gua near Albi, France
+ 1788 near Vanikoro, Îles Salomon
Jean François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse was a French naval
officer and explorer
whose expedition vanished in Oceania.
Lapérouse was appointed in 1785 by Louis XVI and by the Secretary
of State of the Navy,
to lead an expedition around the world.
2021 J. Giesen