Henri Mouhout

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Birthday
15, 1826
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 10, 1861 (35)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1826
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 10, 1861 (35)

About

French explorer who is credited with discovering the Angkor Wat, though it was never really lost.

Before Fame

He spent part of his early years in Russia, where he taught language.

Trivia

He made four expeditions into the region covering modern-day Laos, Cambodia, and Siam, recording his findings along the way.

Family Life

His wife was a descendant of the Irish explorer Mungo Park.

Associated With

At the time he was traveling in Angkor, Napoleon Bonaparte's nephew Napoleon III was in power in France.