La Perouse, Jean-Francois

French navigator and explorer who arrived in Botany Bay in 1788, just days after the First Fleet, and stayed for six weeks. His expedition was never heard from again.

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Born
Albi, France
22 Aug 1741
Died
1788
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La Pérouse, Jean-François
Alternate
Lapérouse, Jean-François de Galaup
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