Speke,John Hanning

Speke,John Hanning
Speke (spēk), John Hanning. 1827-1864.
British explorer in Africa. He and Sir Richard Burton were the first Europeans to explore Lake Tanganyika (1858).

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  • Speke, John Hanning — born May 3, 1827, Bideford, Devon, Eng. died Sept. 15, 1864, Corsham, Wiltshire British explorer. He was a member of Richard Burton s expedition, and in 1858 Speke and Burton became the first Europeans to reach Lake Tanganyika. On the return trip …   Universalium

  • Speke, John Hanning — ► (1827 64) Explorador británico. En 1858 descubrió el lago Victoria (África). * * * (3 may. 1827, Bideford, Devon, Inglaterra–15 sep. 1864, Corsham, Wiltshire). Explorador británico. Fue miembro de la expedición de Richard Burton; ambos fueron… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • John Hanning Speke — Nacimiento 14 de mayo de 1827 …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Hanning Speke — (Bideford, 4 mai 1827 Corsham, 15 septembre 1864) était un explorateur anglais de l Afrique de l Est. Il a été officier de l armée britannique en Inde et a effectué trois voyages d exploration en Afr …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Hanning Speke — (* 4. Mai 1827 zu Jordans bei Ilchester in Somerset oder in Bath?; † 15. September 1864 bei Bath) war ein britischer Afrikaforscher. Leben John Hanning Speke lernte 1854 in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Hanning Speke — Infobox Person name = John Hannington Speke image size = 180px caption = birth date = May 4 1827 birth place = death date = September 15 1864 death place = occupation = Officer and Explorer spouse = parents = children =John Hannington Speke (May… …   Wikipedia

  • John Hanning Speke — noun English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika; he also discovered Lake Victoria and named it (1827 1864) • Syn: ↑Speke, ↑John Speke • Instance Hypernyms: ↑explorer, ↑adventurer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Speke — Speke, John Hanning …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • John Haning Speker — John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke (* 4. Mai 1827 zu Jordans bei Ilchester in Somerset oder in Bath?; † 15. September 1864 bei Bath) war ein britischer Afrikaforscher. Leben John Hanning Spe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Speke — John Hanning Speke John Hanning Speke (* 4. Mai 1827 zu Jordans bei Ilchester in Somerset oder in Bath?; † 15. September 1864 bei Bath) war ein britischer Afrikaforscher. Leben John Hanning Spe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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