Charles Sturt

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Birthday
28, 1795
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 16, 1869 (74)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1795
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jun 16, 1869 (74)

About

His explorations of Australia's interior uncovered new territories that became New South Wales and South Australia.

Before Fame

He took two trips into Australia's rugged interior.

Trivia

His book about his travels in Australia convinced the British government to found a new settlement in what became South Australia.

Family Life

His father worked as a a judge under the British East India Company.

Associated With

Fellow explorer Hamilton Hume was a good friend of Charles.