La Bourdonnais

La Bourdonnais may refer to:

  • Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1699-1753), French naval officer
  • Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1795-1840), chess player and grandson of Bertrand-François

Other articles related to "la bourdonnais":

Battle Of Madras - Surrender
... The terms offered to him by La Bourdonnais were surprisingly generous - the French were to take over the fort and warehouses, but the rest of the town would remain under British ... La Bourdonnais insisted on honouring the peace terms - and for a month the peace agreement he had signed held ... However when a violent storm blew up in October, La Bourdonnais and his fleet were forced to withdraw and sail for the safety of Pondicherry - a third of his ships were lost in the storm and Dupleix was ...
History Of Seychelles - Age of Discoveries
... administrator, Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1699–1723) was appointed ... La Bourdonnais, himself a sailor, turned his attention to making a speedier passage from Mauritius to India ... sent back and renamed the main island Mahé (in honor of his patron Mahé de La Bourdonnais), and the group the Iles de la Bourdonnais ...
La Bourdonnais – Mc Donnell Chess Matches
... The La Bourdonnais – McDonnell chess matches were a series of chess matches in 1834 between Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais of France and Alexander McDonnell of Ireland ... These matches confirmed La Bourdonnais as the leading chess player in the world ... It might even be said that the modern era of chess began with the McDonnell-La Bourdonnais match of 1834 ...
List Of Chess Games - 1800s
... 1834 La Bourdonnais–McDonnell, 50th Match Game, London. 1834 McDonnell–La Bourdonnais, 62nd Match Game, London ... famous win of the match (considered an unofficial world championship), La Bourdonnais shows how a rolling pawn mass can overwhelm all of his opponent's ...