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Hugh Clapperton

African explorer who mapped away what became North Nigeria as well as the Niger River. He became a member of up with the navy at age group 13, and offered in the Mediterranean and in Canada. He spent an excellent a part of his African expedition only after his friend died on an early on leg from the trip. His dad was a mentioned doctor in Annan, Dumfriesshire. He offered in the Western wars against Napoleon in the first 1800s.

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