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Name: DECLÉ, Lionel

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Birth Date: 1859 Rocourt, St Quentin, Aisne

Death Date: 1907 London

Nationality: French

First Date: 1893

Profession: An explorer and journalist, he had many adventures with wild game and hostile tribes

Author: 'Three Years in Savage Africa' 1898

Book Reference: Gillett, North, Nicholls, Chandler

General Information:

North - arr. in Uganda from Bukoba GEA, Nov 1893; arr. Zanzibar from Uganda via Mombasa 7-5-1894; leader of 'Daily Telegraph' expedition from Cape to Cairo passed through northern Uganda near Wadelai Nov 1900, arr. Omdurman 1-1-1901
Nicholls - Fort Smith - Lionel Declé, a French journalist and photographer domiciled in England, arrived in April 1894, having walked from Cape Town.
Was naturalised British in 1898 (Ancestry)
?Was admitted into Workhouse in London 1903 as 'insane' by the police (Ancestry)
1895 was journalist for Pall Mall Gazette (Wikipedia Charles Stokes entry)

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