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Dr David Livingstone

Who was he?

Wikipedia: David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a British Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and explorer in Africa. His meeting with H. M. Stanley gave rise to the popular quotation, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?".

Why was he in Bath?

In September 1864 he attended the meeting of the British Association in Bath and presented a paper on Africa. He stayed at 13, the Circus.

Location of plaque at 13, the Circus:

Location of plaque at 13, The Circus

Dr David Livingstone plaque

The text reads

"Here dwelt David Livingstone b. 1813 d. 1873"

Location map of 13, The Circus:

David Livingstone location map



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