|Birth Day||April 11, 1827|
|Age||192 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 11, 1892 (age 64)|
Scottish soldier who took part in an expedition to Africa to chart the Nile River.
As a soldier, he saw action in India during the Sikh Wars.
He was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Geographical Society for his contributions to African geography.
He grew up in Nairn, Scotland.
It was John Hanning Speke , Grant's comrade-in-arms from the Sikh Wars, who invited him on his second African expedition.