Ludwig Leichhardt

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Birthday
23, 1813
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 4, 1848 (34)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
23, 1813
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Apr 4, 1848 (34)

About

An explorer of Australia who disappeared mysteriously while charting out its northwest regions.

Before Fame

He changed his area of focus from philosophy to natural science, and went to Sydney to explore Australia's interior.

Trivia

According to some reports, he may have been killed in a tribal war and had his possessions traded by the victors.

Family Life

His father, Christian Hieronymus Matthias Leichhardt, was a farmer.

Associated With

Charles Sturt was another well-known explorer of Australia.