Johannes Rebmann

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Birthday
16, 1820
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 4, 1876 (56)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1820
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Oct 4, 1876 (56)

About

German explorer and religious missionary who became the first European to locate Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Before Fame

He was born in Gerlingen, Wurttemberg to a winegrower and farmer father.

Trivia

He stayed on the African continent for nearly thirty years.

Family Life

His 1876 marriage to Louise Dauble Rebmann lasted less than a year, as he passed away from pneumonia in the fall.

Associated With

He and Placide Tempels both served as missionaries in Africa.