The first European explorer to attain the fabled city of Timbuktu. He was commissioned from the president from the African Association to visit along the Niger river to discover its delta, which is definitely how he discovered Timbuktu. He by no means managed to get out of Timbuktu alive. He was murdered on his way to avoid it. His dad was an exclusive teacher from the classics. 2 yrs after his attempt, Rene Caillie reached Timbuktu and managed to get out alive.