Alexander Gordon Laing Net Worth

Alexander Gordon Laing was born on December 27, 1793 in Scotland. The first European explorer to reach the fabled city of Timbuktu.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day December 27, 1793
Birth Place Scotland
Died On Sep 26, 1826 (age 32)
Birth Sign Capricorn

💰 Net worth: $750 million

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The first European Explorer to reach the fabled city of Timbuktu.

Before Fame

He was commissioned by the President of the African Association to travel along the Niger river to find its delta, which is how he came upon Timbuktu.


He never made it out of Timbuktu alive. He was murdered on his way out.

Family Life

His father was a private Teacher of the classics.

Associated With

Two years after his attempt, Rene Caillie reached Timbuktu and made it out alive.