Hugh Clapperton

About Hugh Clapperton

Birth Day: May 18, 1788
Birth Place: Scotland
Died On: Apr 13, 1827 (age 38)
Birth Sign: Taurus

Hugh Clapperton Net Worth

Hugh Clapperton was bornon May 18, 1788 in Scotland. African explorer who mapped out what became Northern Nigeria and the Niger River.
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💰 Net worth: 7 Million

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About

African Explorer who mapped out what became Northern Nigeria and the Niger River.

Before Fame

He joined up with the navy at age 13, and served in the Mediterranean and in Canada.

Trivia

He spent a good part of his African expedition alone after his companion died on an early leg of the journey.

Family Life

His father was a noted surgeon in Annan, Dumfriesshire.

Associated With

He served in the European wars against Napoleon in the early 1800s.