La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, (comte de) (1741-1788)

Also known as
Comte de La Pérouse (1741-1788)
Comte de La Pérouse (1741-1788)
De Galaup, Jean-François, (comte de La Pérouse) (1741-1788)
De Lapérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, (comte) (1741-1788)
De la Pérouse, Jean François de Galaup, (Comte) (1741-1788)
De La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, (comte) (1741-1788)
Galaup, Jean-François de, (comte de La Pérouse) (1741-1788)
La Pérouse, J.-F de Galaup, (Jean-François de Galaup), (comte de) (1741-1788)
Lapérouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, (comte de) (1741-1788)
La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup (1741-1788)
La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup (1741-1788)
La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup (1741-1788)
Lapéruz, Zhan-Fransua de Galo, (Graf) (1741-1788)
La Peyrouse, Jean François de Galaup, (comte de) (1741-1788)
Pérouse, Jean François de Galaup, (Comte de la) (1741-1788)
Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, (comte de La) (1741-1788)
Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup (1741-1788)
Field of activity
Ship captains; Explorers; Navigator
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Biographies

Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse (1741-1788), navigator was born on 22 August 1741 at Albi, France. He entered the navy at 15 and when serving in the Formidable in the battle with Admiral Hawke off...

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Jean-François de Galaup Le Perouse was the commander of the French expedition to explore the Pacific in 1785.

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Resources for Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Looking for La Pérouse: D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793
    Horner, F
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1995
  3. Ocular Manifestations uring the French Travels of Discovery to Australia From Laperouse (1741-1788) to Dumont D'Urville (1790-1842)
    Amalric, P.
    Published: 1990
    Series: Documenta Ophthalmologica, 74, 1-2, 113-118
  4. L'Expedition de Laperouse (1785-88), Replique Francaise aux Voyages de Cook
    Gaziello, Catherine
    Published: Comite des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques, Paris, 1984
  5. Le Voyage de d'Entrecasteaux a la recherche de Laperouse
    Richard, Helene
    Published: C.T.H.S., Paris, 1985
  6. Le Voyage de Laperouse (1785-1788)
    Hustache, Catherine
    Published: 1993
    Series: Oceanis, 19, 4, 17-26
  7. La Perouse, Jean-Francois De Galaup, Comte De (1741-1788), navigator
    Marchant, Leslie R.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1967
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2, 85-86
  8. On French Soil? The Monument to Laperouse at Botany Bay: an Historical Note
    Cabourdin, Guy
    Published: 1986
    Series: Journal of the Royal Historical Society, 72, 2, 149-152
  9. Le Voyage de Lapérouse: de Brest à Botany Bay
    La Pérouse, Jean François Galaup de
    Published: Pôles d'images, Barbizon, 2005
  10. Where Fate Beckons: the Life of Jean François de la Pérouse
    Dunmore, John
    Published: ABC Books, Sydney, 2006
  11. The Lapérouse expedition and geomagnetism: the unexpected discovery of Lamanon's 'lost' letter and Ledru's instructions
    Morrison, Doug and Barko, Ivan
    Published: 2015
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 26, 1, 1-19
  12. La Perouse: Why he Came to the Pacific
    Lewis, Geoffrey
    Published: Randwick and District Historical Society, Randwick, 2006
  13. French Botany in the Enlightenment: the Ill-fated Voyages of La Perouse and His Rescuers
    Williams, Roger L.
    Published: Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, 2003
  14. The French Explorers and Sydney
    Dyer, Colin
    Published: University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, 2009
  15. Naturalists at Sea: Scientific Travellers from Dampier to Darwin
    Williams, Glyn
    Published: Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut/London, 2013
  16. Expeditions, encounters, and the praxis of seaborne ethnography: the French voyages of La Pérouse and Freycinet
    Douglas, Bronwen
    Published: Routledge, New York: London, 2015
    Series: Expedition into empire: exploratory journeys and the making of the modern world, 109-26
  17. In Honour of a Fellow-Explorer: Flinders' and Bougainville's Monuments to La Pérouse in Mauritius and Botany Bay
    Rivière, Marc Serge
    Published: 2003
    Series: Humanities Research, 10, 2, 9-20

Resources by Jean-François de Galaup La Pérouse (129)

  1. Viaggi di La Perouse intorno almondo
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1827 ]
    Languages: Italian
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 418,070.219)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 418,070.219)

  2. Le voyage de Laperouse, 1785-1788 : recit et documents originaux / presentes par John Dunmore, Maurice de Brossard
    Dunmore, John, 1923-
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    Languages: French
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 412,925.969)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 412,925.969)

  3. Jean Francois Galaup de La Perouse, Chef d'Escadre des Armees Navales, ne a Alby en 1741 / grave d'apres une miniature par Alexr. Tardieu, 1793
    Tardieu, Alexandre, 1756-1844
    [ Art work : 1797 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 391,159.656)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 391,159.656)

  4. Chart of the great Pacific Ocean or South Sea : to illustrate the voyage of discovery made by the Boussole and Astrolabe in the years 1785, 86, 87 & 88
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Map : 1798 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Chart of the great Pacific Ocean or South Sea : to illustrate the voyage of discovery made by the Boussole and Astrolabe in the years 1785, 86, 87 & 88
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 384,131.531)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 384,131.531)

  5. Decouvertes dans la mer du Sud : nouvelles de M. de la Peyrouse, jusqu'en 1794 : traces de son passage trouvees en diverses isles et terres de l'Ocean pacifique : grande isle peuplee d'emigres francais
    C
    [ Book : 1795-1798 ]
    Languages: French
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 376,663.5)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 376,663.5)

  6. Death certificate
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Unpublished : 1764 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 376,562.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 376,562.188)

  7. Le voyage extraordinaire de Lapérouse / illustré par Da Ros
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1971-1972 ]
    Languages: French
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 365,638.688)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 365,638.688)

  8. Ontdekkingen in de Zuidzee : en berichten aangaande de La Pérouse en zijne tochtgenoten, opgemaakt uit sporen van zijne reis op onderscheidene eilanden en landen der Stille Zee gevonden : alsmede aangaande een groot eiland thans door Fransche vlucht ...
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1799 ]
    Languages: Dutch;English, [1 other]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 352,011.875)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 352,011.875)

  9. A voyage around the world : performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 by the Boussole and the Astrolabe
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    Languages: English;French, [1 other]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 334,155.812)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 334,155.812)

  10. Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde, 1785-1788 / preface et notes de P. Deslandres
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1881-1933 ]
    Languages: French
    Possibly online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 328,145.469)

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  1. Le voyage de Laperouse, 1785-1788 : recit et documents originaux / presentes par John Dunmore, Maurice de Brossard
    Dunmore, John, 1923-
    [ Book : 1985 ]
    Languages: French
    At UQ Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 416,051.25)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 416,051.25)

  2. Viaggi di La Perouse intorno almondo
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1827 ]
    Languages: Italian
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 415,963.281)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 415,963.281)

  3. Jean Francois Galaup de La Perouse, Chef d'Escadre des Armees Navales, ne a Alby en 1741 / grave d'apres une miniature par Alexr. Tardieu, 1793
    Tardieu, Alexandre, 1756-1844
    [ Art work : 1797 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 391,930.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 391,930.781)

  4. Chart of the great Pacific Ocean or South Sea : to illustrate the voyage of discovery made by the Boussole and Astrolabe in the years 1785, 86, 87 & 88
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Map : 1798 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Chart of the great Pacific Ocean or South Sea : to illustrate the voyage of discovery made by the Boussole and Astrolabe in the years 1785, 86, 87 & 88
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 382,228.594)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 382,228.594)

  5. Decouvertes dans la mer du Sud : nouvelles de M. de la Peyrouse, jusqu'en 1794 : traces de son passage trouvees en diverses isles et terres de l'Ocean pacifique : grande isle peuplee d'emigres francais
    C
    [ Book : 1795-1798 ]
    Languages: French
    At 4 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 379,203.469)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 379,203.469)

  6. Death certificate
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Unpublished : 1764 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 377,473.219)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 377,473.219)

  7. Le voyage extraordinaire de Lapérouse / illustré par Da Ros
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1971-1972 ]
    Languages: French
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 362,893.188)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 362,893.188)

  8. Ontdekkingen in de Zuidzee : en berichten aangaande de La Pérouse en zijne tochtgenoten, opgemaakt uit sporen van zijne reis op onderscheidene eilanden en landen der Stille Zee gevonden : alsmede aangaande een groot eiland thans door Fransche vlucht ...
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1799 ]
    Languages: Dutch;English, [1 other]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 352,776.812)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 352,776.812)

  9. A voyage around the world : performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 by the Boussole and the Astrolabe
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    Languages: English;French, [1 other]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 335,594.625)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 335,594.625)

  10. Voyage de La Pérouse autour du monde, 1785-1788 / preface et notes de P. Deslandres
    La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup comte de, 1741-1788
    [ Book : 1881-1933 ]
    Languages: French
    Possibly online
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 328,137.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 328,137.781)

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  1. Jean-Francois La Perouse : portrait sitter file
    La Perouse, de Galaup, comte de, Jean-Francois
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Nat Portrait Gall
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  2. A voyage round the world performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 by the Boussole and Astrolabe. Charts and plates / Jean F.G. de la Perouse
    La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de
    [ Book : 1968 ]
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  3. A voyage round the world performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 by the Boussole and Astrolabe. Volume 2 / Jean F.G. de la Perouse
    La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de
    [ Book : 1968 ]
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  4. A voyage round the world performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 by the Boussole and Astrolabe. Volume 1 / Jean F.G. de la Perouse
    La Perouse, Jean-Francois de Galaup, comte de
    [ Book : 1968 ]
    At DPaW Library
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  1. Captain Arthur Phillip and Jean-Francois De Galaup, Comte de La Perouse
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  2. Some notes on La Perouse
    Scott, Ernest
    Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
    [ Article : 1927 ]
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  3. Dumont D'Urville and La Perouse
    Dixson, William, Sir, 1870-1952
    Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society
    [ Article : 1935 ]
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  4. In the fateful footsteps of La Perouse
    Reinhardt, Denis
    Bulletin (Sydney)
    [ Article : 1985 ]
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  1. French explorers and Sydney / Colin Dyer
    Dyer, Colin
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  1. LA PEROUSE.
    The Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950) Saturday 10 February 1934 p 8 Article
    ... LA PEROUSE. (By Harold Denning). Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de Laperouse, destined to be the ... , was born on 23rd August, 1741, . As a boy his imagination was fired by the reading of the stories of ... 864 words
    • Text last corrected on 7 March 2017 by Peto
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  2. LA PEROUSE CELEBRATION.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 7 November 1884 p 5 Article
    ... particulars respecting the ill-fated La Perouse will perhaps be read with interest. Jean François Galaup de la ... Perouse, or Peyrouse — for the name is spelt both ways — was born in 1741 at Alby, in the department of ... 4537 words
    • Text last corrected on 29 March 2018 by Rhonda.M
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  3. for the Boys and Girls The Story of Australia VI VOYAGES OF LA PEROUSE Lost Hero All the World Honoured
    Sunday Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1926 - 1954) Sunday 22 July 1934 p 27 Article Illustrated
    ... lost explorer was one of the saddest of all romances of the sea. Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de la ... Perouse was born near Albi, in the part of France called Languedoc, on August 23, 1741. His desire for a ... 1182 words
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