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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893), traveller and explorer in Africa

Thomas Paul Ofcansky

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195149227
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/1135
Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893), traveller and explorer in Africa

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Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–1893), traveller and explorer in Africa, was born on 8 June 1821 in London, the second of the eight children of Samuel Baker (d. 1862) of Lypiatt Park, Gloucestershire, and his first wife, Mary, daughter of Thomas Dobson...

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Subjects: World History ; Travel and Holiday ; African History ; Maps and Map-making

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