Louis-Marie-François Tardy de Montravel

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Louis-Marie-François Tardy de Montravel
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Commandant of New Caledonia
In office
1 January 1854 – 31 October 1854
Preceded by Auguste Febvrier Despointes
Succeeded by Joseph Fidèle Eugène du Bouzet
Governor of French Guiana
In office
15 May 1859 – 1 May 1864
Preceded by Auguste Laurent François Baudin
Succeeded by Antoine Favre (acting)
Agathon Hennique
Personal details
Born (1811-09-28)28 September 1811
Vincennes, Val-de-Marne, France
Died 4 October 1864(1864-10-04) (aged 53)
Elbeuf, Seine-Maritime, France
Nationality French
Occupation Naval officer

Louis-Marie-François Tardy de Montravel, often Louis Tardy de Montravel (28 September 1811 in Vincennes – 4 October 1864 in Elbeuf) was a French admiral, explorer and colonial administrator. He served as the second commandant of New Caledonia from 1 January 1854 to 31 October 1854.[1]


  1. ^ "New Caledonia". World Statesmen.org. Retrieved 14 June 2011.

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