On 11 April 2018, via a comic book from the Explora collection, you will be able to find out about the amazing destiny of "Sailor Prince" Albert I, pioneer of modern oceanography and great-great-grandfather of the current Prince of Monaco.
Nobility is not just a matter of
In this album, science
and adventure go hand in hand. It
was produced in partnership with the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, which was
founded by Albert I.
It's the late 19th
century ... An intrepid young aristocrat, Crown Prince Albert I of Monaco,
dreams of only one thing – going to sea. It would only take him a few years to
learn the craft of sailing and own his own small boat, L'Hirondelle.
Keen to make himself
useful to the world, he soon decided to dedicate his time and his ship to
oceanographic work. By revealing the
secrets of the depths, he sought to better understand mankind. But this thirst for knowledge, this
humanist impetus for progress and peace, would unfortunately be confronted with
a world where, at the dawn of the Great War, science was used mainly to destroy
Author: Philippe Thirault
Scriptwriter: Christian Clot:
Format: 240 x 320 mm, 64 pages
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