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 William Grant Stairs

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William Grant Stairs Famous memorial

Birth
Halifax, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 9 Jun 1892 (aged 28)
Chinde, Zambezia, Mozambique
Burial Chinde, Zambezia, Mozambique
Memorial ID 13235050 View Source

Canadian Explorer and Soldier, educated in Canada and Scotland. Second-in-command to Henry Morton Stanley on the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. Undertook two three-year journeys across Africa, during which he discovered one source of the Nile. Died at Chinde, Mozambique while planning a further journey.

Bio by: Ronald Land


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ronald Land
  • Added: 5 Feb 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 13235050
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/13235050/william-grant-stairs : accessed ), memorial page for William Grant Stairs (1 Jul 1863–9 Jun 1892), Find a Grave Memorial ID 13235050, citing European Cemetery, Chinde, Zambezia, Mozambique ; Maintained by Find a Grave .