Johann Ludwig Krapf

Johann Ludwig Krapf : biography 11 January 1810 - 26 November 1881 Krapf's legacy The Anglican Church of Kenya counts him as its founding...

Johann Ludwig Krapf

Johann Ludwig Krapf : biography 11 January 1810 - 26 November 1881 Johann Ludwig Krapf (1810 – 1881) was a German missionary in...

Joseph Thomson (explorer)

Joseph Thomson (explorer) : biography 14 February 1858 - 2 August 1895 Joseph Thomson (14 February 1858 - 2 August 1895) was a...

Alexandre de Serpa Pinto

Alexandre de Serpa Pinto : biography April 10, 1846 - December 28, 1900 In 1890 The Daily Picayune falsely reported that Serpa Pinto committed suicide...

Alexandre de Serpa Pinto

Alexandre de Serpa Pinto : biography April 10, 1846 - December 28, 1900 Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto (aka Serpa Pinto;...

Xavier Mertz

Xavier Mertz : biography 1883 - 8 January 1913 Xavier Mertz (6 October 1882 – 8 January 1913) was a Swiss explorer, mountaineer...

Xavier Mertz

Xavier Mertz : biography 1883 - 8 January 1913 Early life Xavier Mertz was born in Basel, the son of Emile Mertz, who...

Xavier Mertz

Xavier Mertz : biography 1883 - 8 January 1913 In September, Mertz, Ninnis and Herbert Murphy formed a survey party, man-hauling to the south-east of...

Norman Elder

Norman Elder : biography August 12, 1939 - October 15, 2003 Norman Sam Elder (August 12, 1939 - October 15, 2003), explorer, exotic...

Álvaro Caminha

Álvaro Caminha : biography - 28 April 1499 Álvaro Caminha was appointed by King John II of Portugal in 1492 Captain-major (governor)...