Home / Biography / John Batman

John Batman

Best remembered while a member from the 19th-century expedition that established funds near Australia’s Slot Phillip Bay that could later end up being the town of Melbourne, this farmer and businessman signed a treaty with Australian Aboriginals surviving in the region that’s present-day Victoria. In his early twenties, he shifted through the Sydney region to Tasmania (after that called Vehicle Diemen’s Property) to become grazier (pastoral farmer). In past due 1829, he attacked and massacred or captured people of the Aboriginal family members. His relationship to Elizabeth Callaghan led to eight kids: seven women and one son. He and Hamilton Hume had been both Australian explorers from the Nineteenth Century.

Check Also

Aleijadinho

Colonial Brazil-born sculptor and architect whose works have emerged in a variety of churches of …