Hugh Clapperton

Hugh Clapperton was born on May 18, 1788 in Scotland. African explorer who mapped out what became Northern Nigeria and the Niger River.
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As per our current Database, Hugh Clapperton has been died on Apr 13, 1827 (age 38).

🎂 Hugh Clapperton - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Hugh Clapperton die, Hugh Clapperton was 38 years old.

Popular As Hugh Clapperton
Occupation Explorer
Age 38 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born May 18, 1788 (Scotland)
Birthday May 18
Town/City Scotland
Nationality Scotland

🌙 Zodiac

Hugh Clapperton’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Hugh Clapperton was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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African Explorer who mapped out what became Northern Nigeria and the Niger River.

Before Fame

He joined up with the navy at age 13, and served in the Mediterranean and in Canada.


He spent a good part of his African expedition alone after his companion died on an early leg of the journey.

Family Life

His father was a noted surgeon in Annan, Dumfriesshire.

Associated With

He served in the European wars against Napoleon in the early 1800s.

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