Introduction: the publication of livingstone's 1871 field diary: a multispectral critical edition reveals for the first time the original record of a remarkable and traumatic period in the life of david livingstone, the celebrated british abolitionist, missionary, and explorer of africa. David livingstone (1813-1873) was a scottish physician and possibly the greatest of all african missionaries, explorers, and antislavery advocates before livingstone, africa's interior was almost entirely unknown to the outside world vague notions prevailed about its geography, fauna, flora, and. I want to show you from his life how david livingstone was the greatest missionary of all time, especially in africa never in the annals of missionary legend has a man been more lionized than david livingstone. Scottish missionary and explorer who discovered the zambezi river and victoria falls (1813-1873) famous for his expeditions in search of dr david livingstone he.
An introduction to the life of david livingstone a scottish missionary and physician 614 words 1 page an introduction to the life and career of david livingstone. David livingstone (19 march 1813 - 1 may 1873) was a scottish congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the london missionary society and an explorer in africahis meeting with h m stanley gave rise to the popular quotation, dr livingstone, i presume. David livingstone i: introduction: david livingstone (1813-1873), scottish missionary and physician, who spent half his life exploring southern and central africa in. David livingstone biography, life, interesting facts rundown david livingstone was born on march 19th, in 1813 back in the day, he was a scottish missionary from the congregational church.
Chronological list of physicians david livingstone (1813-1873) - scottish medical missionary, mungo park- scottish physician and explorer. Livingstone, david (lĭv`ĭngstən, -stōn'), 1813-73, scottish missionary and explorer in africa, the first european to cross the african continentfrom 1841 to 1852, while a medical missionary for the london missionary society in what is now botswana, he crossed the kalahari desert and reached (1849) lake ngami. Posts about medical missionary written by administrator and ugiseditors is david livingstone, the scottish medical missionary, explorer, missionary life. David livingstone (19 march 1813-1 may 1873) was a british congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the london missionary society and explorer in africahis meeting with h m stanley gave rise to the popular quotation, dr livingstone, i presume. The article presents a profile of the life and medical career of doctor david livingstone, a physician known for his extensive exploration of unknown parts of the african continent during the 19th century particular attention is paid to his contributions to the field of tropical medicine.
David livingstone (1813-1873) was a scottish physician and possibly the greatest of all african missionaries, explorers, and antislavery advocatesbefore livingstone, africa's interior was almost enti. Scottish explorer and missionary the life and labors of david livingstone, ll d, media in category david livingstone. Biography of the missionary and african explorer, david livingstone on undiscovered scotland centre, a museum commemorating livingstone's life and work in his. Our dr livingstone, i presume exhibition celebrated the life of scottish missionary and explorer david livingstone this trailer is an excerpt from a longer film shown in the exhibition, and. David livingstone (1813-1873) was a scottish physician and possibly the greatest of all african missionaries, explorers, and antislavery advocates before livingstone, africa's interior was almost entirely unknown to the outside world.
David livingstone was a scottish missionary and explorer he traveled in unexplored parts of africa for more than 30 years we've been busy, working hard to bring you new features and an updated design we hope you and your family enjoy the new britannica kids take a minute to check out all the. David livingstone 1813-1873, famous missionary and explorer, dedicated to the abolishment of slavery, first european to see the victoria falls early life of david. Dr david livingstone trained as a doctor and headed to south africa in 1841 as a missionary a recent bout of pneumonia had left him with weakened lungs and susceptible to fever. David livingstone (19 march 1813 - 1 may 1873), often misspelled as livingston, was a scottish congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the london missionary society and an explorer in africa.
Robert moffat (1795-1883) was a scottish pioneer missionary to south africa who arrived in cape town in 1817 he opened mission stations in the interior, translated the bible into the language of the bechuanas, and wrote two missionary books on south africa: missionary labours and scenes in south africa and rivers of water in a dry place. David livingstone (1813-1873) became a missionary and was sent to south africa by the london missionary society in 1840 from then onwards his life was devoted to the exploration of central africa although a missionaryhe regarded himself more as a pioneer explorer opening up the country for others. Sarah worden, curator of the david livingstone bicentenary exhibition in the royal scottish museum, says that livingstone is a complex and engaging subject, a fascinating story of a man who seems on the one hand larger than life, determined and driven, but essentially a fallible and vulnerable individual 22.
David livingstone explorer, missionary biography, david livingstone was a scottish missionary, abolitionist and physician known for his explorations of africa, having crossed the continent during the mid 19th century. The life of david livingstone has been much re-valued in modern times in the course of the transformation of his reputation from that of saintly hero to flawed proponent of imperial rule a whole range of myths and misconceptions has arisen the structuring of his life as a path from triumph to.
David livingstone, perhaps the best known missionary and explorer of the victorian period, was born in 1813 to parents neil and agnes livingstone he began life in blantyre, a small town near glasgow on the river clyde where the cotton mill was the major employer. David livingstone march 1813 - 1 may was a scottish congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the london missionary society and an explorer in africa. David livingstone was a medical missionary with the london missionary society he was born in scotland in 1813, but spent most of his life in africa as an explorer and doctor coupled with his love for the lord and desire to spread the gospel, livingstone used his understanding of nature and science to help him map much of southern africa.