Hamilton Hume

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Birthday
10, 1797
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 19, 1873 (75)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
10, 1797
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 19, 1873 (75)

About

Australian explorer who took part in the land expedition from Sydney to modern-day Melbourne.

Before Fame

He started his explorations at age 17, accompanied by his brother and an aboriginal boy.

Trivia

He was the first European to discover Australia's Darling river.

Family Life

He was married to Elizabeth Dight, but they had no children together.

Associated With

He accompanied William Hovell on the expedition into Eastern Australia.