Aleksandrs Laime

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Birthday
9, 1911
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Mar 21, 1994 (82)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1911
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Mar 21, 1994 (82)

About

Latvian-born explorer known for being the first human to reach Angel Falls, located in Venezuela.

Before Fame

He moved to Venezuela in 1939 and led many expeditions there.

Trivia

After his death, 20,000 dollars were found in a tin can underneath his fireplace.

Family Life

He married Vilma Laime and they had one son together.

Associated With

He and Vitus Bering were both explorers.