Henry Morton Stanley

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Birthday
28, 1841
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
May 10, 1904 (63)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
28, 1841
Birthplace
Wales
Death Date
May 10, 1904 (63)

About

Explorer who was sent to Africa in order to find the lost Dr. David Livingstone.

Before Fame

He was born as John Rowlands, but took on a new name after moving to America.

Trivia

Upon finding the Scottish missionary, he uttered the famous phrase, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"

Family Life

His father died several weeks before his birth, and his family history has been in question.

Associated With

He helped the King of Belgian brutally suppress and control the Congo area tribes. His methods inspired Joseph Conrad's famous book, Heart of Darkness.