Louis Defreycinet

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Birthday
7, 1779
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 18, 1841 (62)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1779
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 18, 1841 (62)

About

French explorer who circled the globe and outlined the entire Australian coast.

Before Fame

At age 15, he joined the French Navy.

Trivia

He was founding member of the Paris Geographical Society.

Family Life

He had three brothers and served with one on an early expedition.

Associated With

Ferdinand Magellan was the first to circumnavigate the globe, and his experience helped him to do the same.