Jules Sébastien César Dumont d’Urville 1790-1842

Dumont d’Urville joined the French navy at the age of 17, reaching the rank of rear-admiral at the time of his death.

He participated in three voyages to the Pacific region. The second and third were under his command and were at the zenith of French maritime exploration, colonial ambition and scientific endeavours. For more information about Dumont d'Urville please refer to listing under Birds.

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