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Henry Morton Stanley

Welsh journalist and explorer (1841-1904)

1841   -   1904

country of citizenship: Wales, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: English
occupation: journalist, explorer, politician, writer
award received: Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, Vega Medal, Patron’s Medal, Grande Médaille d'Or des Explorations
position held: Member of the 26th Parliament of the United Kingdom

Sir Henry Morton Stanley (born John Rowlands; 28 January 1841 – 10 May 1904) was a Welsh-American journalist, explorer, soldier, colonial administrator, author and politician who was famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone, whom he later claimed to have greeted with the now-famous line: "Dr Livingstone, I presume?". He is mainly known for his search for the source of the Nile, work he undertook as an agent of King Leopold II of Belgium, which enabled the occupation of the Congo Basin region, and for his command of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. He was knighted in 1897.
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Comment j'ai retrouvé Livingstone

book by Henry Morton Stanley

author: Henry Morton Stanley

1874

How I Found Livingstone

travel book by Henry Morton Stanley

author: Henry Morton Stanley

1872

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