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Albert Alexander Cochrane Le Souef

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Albert Alexander Cochrane Le Souef (17 April 1828 – 7 May 1902) was an Australian zoologist. Le Souef was the director of the Melbourne Zoo from 1882 to 1902. In 1853 he married Caroline, daughter of ornithologist John Cotton. Their sons included the zoologists Ernest Albert Le Souef, Dudley Le Souef and Albert Sherbourne Le Souef. His full title was "Director of the Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria" and he was the son of William Le Souef of Kent, England, where he was born in 1828. He was of French descent, his forefathers were exiled Huguenots who sought refuge in England after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes by Louis XIV, in 1685. Leaving their native land for conscience sake, these staunch French Protestants scattered over several counties in England, Mr. Le Souef's ancestors settling in Kent. Although not a native of Victoria, Mr. Le Souef spent nearly the whole of his life in the State, having arrived with his parents in the year 1840, aboard the s
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