Bertrand-François La Bourdonnais

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Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1699-1753) was a French naval officer and governor of the Île de France (Mauritius) and the Île de Bourbon (Réunion). He was French naval commander against the British in the 1st Carnatic War and a bitter rival of Joseph-François Dupleix.

External links

Bertrand-François La Bourdonnais Dictionary of Indian Biography (1906)
Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais Wikipedia