Baker, Samuel White, Sir

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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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