David Livingstone’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 19, 1813

Death Date

May 1, 1873

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 1, 1873



The explorer David Livingstone died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

First European to discover the waterfall that was later named Victoria Falls. He also became the the subject of the immortal quotation, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”

His kids grew up without a father and his wife perished from malaria while trying to follow him to Africa.



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