Charles-Pierre Boulanger (January 30, 1772 – December 29, 1813), sometimes spelled Boullanger, was a French explorer and geographer active in the late 18th century and early 19th century. Boulanger was born in Paris, the son of Pierre François Boulanger (1740 – 1828) and Marie Victoire le Dreux. He joined the navy and served as a midshipman cartographer. From 1795, he studied at the newly established École Polytechnique de Paris. Later, he was an engineer, cartographer, hydrographer on board Le Géographe, a French corvette that took part in the Nicolas Thomas Baudin's (February 17, 1754 – September 16, 1803) 1800 – 1803 expedition to the South Pacific in which he worked hand-in-hand with Charles-Alexandre Lesueur to complete the first accurate survey of Australia's east coast. He is memorialized in the name of the northern end of Maria Island (Tasmania) which is named Cape Boulanger. He was married to Jeanne Desangres (1785 – 1807) with whom he had one child, Aglaë Boulanger (1807-1871). Boulanger died of an unknown illness at just 41.