|Birth Day||October 7, 1847|
|Birth Place||Czech Republic|
|Age||172 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 21, 1902 (age 54)|
Explorer of Africa who made some of the first ethnographic studies of the region.
Inspired by travelogues he'd read, he moved to Africa to set up a medical practice.
He was widely respected in the Czech Republic. They put his image on banknotes and raised a statue of him in front of the national museum.
He grew up near Holice, in the Austrian Empire, which is the modern day Czech Republic.