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French René MADEC

born René Marie MADEC

French adventurer in India

Source :  CEGAMA

Born: on February 27, 1736 in Quimper, France
Died: on June 28, 1784 in Quimper, France


Aged twelve, he embarked as ship's boy on a boat from Lorient heading for the island of Hispaniola (present day Dominican Republic). From there, he embarked for Pondichéry, French trading post in India. Madec lived there for about twenty five years, sometimes French corsair, sometimes British corsair.

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