Romolo Gessi

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Birthday
30, 1831
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
May 1, 1881 (50)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
30, 1831
Birthplace
Italy
Death Date
May 1, 1881 (50)

About

Italian soldier and explorer who mapped out the last unexplored part of the Nile.

Before Fame

He met his future exploration partner during the Crimean War.

Trivia

He spent time in the British territory of Sudan, where he explored the interior of the land and helped squash revolts.

Family Life

He died unexpectedly after a brief illness and his son, Felice, published his memoirs.

Associated With

Like his contemporary Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci, he set out to explore dangerous new frontiers.