Countries: Africa, Indian Sub-continent
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Explorer. Born Devon.
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Richard Francis Burton
'Victoria Nyanza' means 'Lake Victoria'.
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
Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Erebus. See John Franklin.
Person, Exploring, Tragedy
Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.
Biostatistician, human geneticist and eugenicist. Born at The Larches, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, a half-cousin of Charles Darwin. An enthusiastic traveller, particularly in Africa. Darwin's publicati...
Person, Exploring, Race Issues, Science, Africa
Diplomat, poet, hedonist and traveller. Born Petworth House, Sussex. Advocated anti-Imperialism, and supported Irish nationalism. Legendary womaniser, one being William Morris's wife, Jane. Married...
Person, Animals, Exploring, Poetry