Henry Morton Stanley

Stanley was a British journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of Africa and his search for David Livingstone.

Connected Sites

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Persepolis Inscribed his name as Graffiti on Bull Gates "Stanley New York Herald 1870". Still visible!
Rwenzori Mountains First European to see the range (1889) during his expedition to rescue Emin Pasha. Highest peak named after him.
Stone Town of Zanzibar Equipped and commenced his expedition to find Livingstone - Mar 1871.
Tombs of Buganda Kings The tomb of Muteesa I (1835-84) is "guarded" by a cannon brought to Uganda by Stanley in 1875 and given to Muteesa when the 2 met.
Westminster Was an MP 1895-1900 (Liberal Unionist for Lambeth North).


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