Mungo Park

Park, Mungo. 1771–1805. Scotch explorer and writer of travels. Pub. Har.

Mungo Park

Born 1771.—Died 1806.—George III.

Born near Selkirk, was the first modern traveller who penetrated into the heart of Africa.  He went down the Niger, and after passing through a great variety of adventures and hardships, he was killed near Boussa.