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Baker, Samuel White, Sir

Born: 1821 AD
Died: 1893 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Explorer

1821 – Born on the 8th June in London, England.

1843 – Married Henrietta Biddulph Martin, daughter of the rector of Maisemore.

1847 – Founded an agricultural settlement at Nuwara Eliya, a mountain health resort.

1853 – Published The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon.

1855 – Published the Eight Years’ Wanderings in Ceylon.

1861 – Started upon his first tour of exploration in central Africa.

1862 – Baker follow up the course of the White Nile.

1865 – Baker returned back to Khartoum.

1869 – Traveled with King Edward VII (who was the Prince of Wales at that time) through Egypt.

1874 – Baker published his narrative of the central African expedition under the title of Ismailia.

1890 – He published the Wild Beasts and their Ways.

1893 – Baker died on 30th of December at Sandford Orleigh.