John Mcdouall Stuart

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Birthday
7, 1815
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 5, 1866 (50)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1815
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 5, 1866 (50)

About

Explorer who traversed the Australian mainland from south to north and then back again.

Before Fame

He arrived in South Australia when it was little more than an outpost in dirt.

Trivia

He made a total of six expeditions inland into Australia and never lost a single man.

Family Life

He was orphaned in his early teens and was raised by relatives.

Associated With

Like Stuart, Robert O'Hara Burke tried to cross Australia south to north, but he got himself and six others killed in the process.