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David Livingstone

Person  Male  Born 19/3/1813  Died 1/5/1873

Categories: Religion, Exploring, Seriously Famous

Countries: Africa, Scotland

Explorer, missionary, writer and medic. Born at Blantyre, just south of Glasgow. Qualified as a doctor in order to go as a medical missionary to China. Got the source of the Nile wrong and failed to make a single lasting convert to Christianity. Died in the village of Chief Chitambo, at Ilala (now in Zambia). His body was brought back and buried at Westminster Abbey.

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David Livingstone

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Livingstone statue

In Kensington Gore façade, on right of picture.  The unveiling ceremony is de...

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