Explorer. Born Devon.
Person, Exploring, Africa, Indian Sub-continent
Albert Crowley was born in 1920, a son of James Crowley (1891-1950) and Jane Crowley née Friend (1887-1951). His birth was registered in the 1st quarter of 1920 in the Shoreditch registration distr...
War dead, War Memorial WW2, Africa
Trade Unionist and teacher. Born as Jayaben Suryakant Patel in Dharmaj, Gujarat, India. She moved with her husband to Tanganyika (now Tanzania), but was forced to leave for Britain following the co...
Person, Politics & Administration, Africa, India
Portuguese nobleman who sailed around the Cape of Good Hope, the southern tip of Africa, in 1488, the first European known to do so since ancient times.
Person, Exploring, Africa, Portugal
Community educationist. Born Alexander Graeme Dickson at Duxhill Lodge, Ruislip. He served in Africa in World War II, where he began to formulate his ideas for mass education. He returned in 1948 a...
Person, Education, Africa, Hungary
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Died: 7/12/1911, 111 years ago
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