Victor Auguste, baron Duperré

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Victor Auguste, baron Duperré
Governor of Gabon
In office
Preceded byAlexandre François Dauriac
Succeeded bySiméon Bourgois
Governor of Cochinchina
In office
30 November 1874 – 16 October 1877
Preceded byJules François Émile Krantz
Succeeded byLouis Charles Georges Jules Lafont
Personal details
Born(1825-08-04)4 August 1825
Paris, France
DiedMarch 26, 1900(1900-03-26) (aged 74)
OccupationNaval officer

Victor Auguste Duperré (4 August 1825 – 26 March 1900) was a French naval commander.

He was born in Paris, and served as Commander of the Naval Division of the Western Coasts of Africa, effectively Colonial head of Gabon ("Colony of Gorée and Dependencies") between 1869 and 1870. He later became governor of Cochinchina (1874-77).