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Dr David Livingstone!Dr David Livingstone By Jack Mcconnell

I was Born March 19, 1813, in Blantyre, Scotland

He was the 2nd oldest of 2 sisters, 5 brothers. His Father was a tea salesman. Both parents lived into his adulthood. Raised Presbyterian, then independent Calvinist church.. 1836 began medical study in Glasgow. 1838 accepted by London Missionary Society for mission study combined with more medical study..

In 1841 began Livingstones trip from Kuruman into Africa. In 1843 opened new mission at Mabotsa. 1844 he was mauled by lion. 1845 married Mary Moffat whitch he had 3 sons and 3 daughter with. 1849 he crossed the Kalahari to find Lake Ngama. 1851 discovered Upper Zambesi, developed goal of introducing trade by exploring rivers. 1853 began 3-year exploration of African interior from coast to coast. 1856 returned to England international hero. 1857 broke with L. M. S., book Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa a sensation. 1858 returned to explore Zambesi region. 1862 Mary joined but she unfortunitly died. 1864 returned to England by sailing the Indian Ocean. 1866 began many years of exploring to find the source of the Nile, but he was rumored dead. 1871 this was quickley spreed but then he meet with reporter Stanley. Livingstone Died 1873, his hart was burried in Zambia. the rest of his body was Buried in Westminster Abbey in London..



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