Emmanuel de Bourgade La Dardye (1854 - 19xx) was a French doctor. Born in Tiers, he received his doctorate in medicine in Paris in 1884. He then spent from 1887-1888 in Paraguay, where he undertook extensive field studies. He published a book entitled Le Paraguay in 1889 that was accompanied by an incredibly detailed map of the country. At some poiont during his lifetime he was named Vice President of the Academy of Sciences of Paraguay.