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Speke, John Hanning, 1827-1864

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Personal name headingSpeke, John Hanning, 1827-1864
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Variant(s)Speke, J. H. (John Hanning), 1827-1864
Birth date18270504
Death date18640915
Place of birthBideford, England
Place of deathNeston, Cheshire West and Chester, England
Field of activityDiscoveries in geography Military art and science
Profession or occupationExplorer Soldier
Found inHis Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile ... 1863
Explorations in Eastern Africa, 1859: t.p. (J.H. Speke)
Wikipedia, Feb. 15, 2013 (British explorer and officer born May 4, 1827 in Bideford, England; died September 15 1864, in Neston Park, Wiltshire, England; made three exploratory expeditions to Africa and is most associated with the search for the source of the Nile and the discovery and naming of Lake Victoria)
Associated languageeng