Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803

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French navigator and explorer.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225756888

Nicolas Baudin, navigator and explorer was given command by the Institut de France, of an expedition to complete the cartography of New Holland. Baudin died in Mauritius in 1803.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1800-1913. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225821473

Nicolas Thomas Baudin, 1754-1803, was born at a seaport town on the Ile-de-Re, a 'bright island' off the west coast of France. He made himself famous for safely transporting living plants and animals across the oceans and to Europe. He is best remembered for his famous encounter with the more well known English explorer, Matthew Flinders. They were both charting the coast of New Holland. (Australia) from opposite directions. Baudin reached the Derwent River, Tasmania, on 23 January 1802.

From the description of Diaries, ca. 1915. [manuscript]. ca. 1915. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225134476

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associatedWith Helois, Robert Mme. person
associatedWith Horner, F. B. (Frank Benson), 1917- person
associatedWith La Revellière-Lépeaux, Louis-Marie de, 1753-1824. person
associatedWith Lesueur, Charles Alexandre, 1778-1846. person
associatedWith Levillain, Stanislas. person
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associatedWith Péron, François, 1775-1810. person
associatedWith Petit, Nicolas-Martin, 1777-1804. person
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Tasmania
France
Australasia
Australia
Australia
Australia
Australia
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Explorers--Archives
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Cartographers--Archives
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Explorers--French
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Birth 1754-02-17

Death 1803-09-16

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