Alexandre De Serpa Serpapinto

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Birthday
20, 1846
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Dec 28, 1900 (54)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1846
Birthplace
Portugal
Death Date
Dec 28, 1900 (54)

About

Explorer of Africa's rugged interior who traveled between Portuguese-controlled Angola in Africa's west coast

Before Fame

He settled in the Portuguese colony in Eastern Africa to map out the Zambezi river.

Trivia

He also trekked over Mozambique on the eastern coast.

Family Life

He grew up around Cinfães, in what was then the Kingdom of Portugal.

Associated With

Jan van Reibeeck is another well-known explorer of Africa; he founded the colony of Cape Town.