Baker, Samuel White, Sir

Born: Jun 08, 1821 AD
Died: 1893 AD, at 72 years of age.

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.



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