Who married Adèle Dumont d'Urville?

Jules Dumont d'Urville married Adèle Dumont d'Urville on May 1, 1815.

Adèle Dumont d'Urville

Adèle Dumont d'Urville (née Adèle Dorothée Pépin, also spelled as Adélie, 1798 – 8 May 1842) was the wife of French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville, after whom Adélie Land, Adele Island, Adélie penguin and Cape Pepin are named. While Adélie Land, Adele Island and Cape Pepin were named by Jules Dumont d'Urville in honor of his wife, the penguin was named after Adélie Land where it was discovered. In 1981, an airmail postage stamp of the French Antarctic Territory featuring Adèle Dumont d'Urville was released.

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Jules Dumont d'Urville

Jules Dumont d'Urville

Jules Sébastien César Dumont d'Urville (French pronunciation: ​[ʒyl dymɔ̃ dyʁvil]; 23 May 1790 – 8 May 1842) was a French explorer and naval officer who explored the south and western Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Antarctica. As a botanist and cartographer he gave his name to several seaweeds, plants and shrubs, and places such as d'Urville Island in New Zealand.

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