The first European explorer to reach the fabled city of Timbuktu.
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|FULL NAME:||Alexander Gordon Laing|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 27, 1793|
|AGE:||226 years old|
Alexander Gordon Laing is a Explorer. His father was a private teacher of the classics. He was commissioned by the president of the African Association to travel along the Niger river to find its delta, which is how he came upon Timbuktu.
DID YOU KNOW He never made it out of Timbuktu alive. He was murdered on his way out.
FACT Two years after his attempt, Rene Caillie reached Timbuktu and made it out alive.
Currently, Alexander Gordon Laing is 226 years old. He will celebrate his 227th birthday on a Friday, December 27th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Alexander Gordon Laing’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn’s life pursuit is to be proud of their achievements and a secret desire to be admired by their family and friends and the world at large. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, music, understated status, quality craftsmanship and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are responsible, disciplined, self-control, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.
Alexander Gordon Laing was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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