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Jeanne Baret

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Angelina Pitini

on 6 December 2017

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Jeanne Baret was born on July 27, 1740
Born in the village of La Comelle in the Burgundy region of France.
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Monday, October 2017
Vol XCIII, No. 311
Jeanne Baret was the first women to circumnavigate the globe.
She had to disguise as a man to do it.
When she disguised herself as a man, her name was Jean Baret.
She sailed the ship as a valet and assistant of a naturalist, Philibert Commerson.
She joined the world expedition of Admiral Louis - Antoine de Bougainville from 1766 to 1769.
She had a child who was born in December 1764.
Unfortunately, her child only lived 1 year.

Jeanne Baret
Her father was a day laborer, so she grew up poor in a rural area.
Her family worked for the local landlords in the fields.
In this environment, Baret became a herb woman, an expert at identifying, gathering, and preparing useful plants to cure illnesses.
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