Richard Lander
(1804-1834)

Died aged 29

Richard Lemon Lander (8 February 1804 – 6 February 1834) was a Cornish explorer of western Africa. He and his brother John were the first Europeans to follow the course of the River Niger, and discover that it led to the Atlantic.

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Richard Lemon Lander (8 February 1804 – 6 February 1834) was a Cornish explorer of western Africa. He and his brother John were the first Europeans to follow the course of the River Niger, and discover that it led to the Atlantic.

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Adjoining this building stood the Fighting Cocks Inn where Richard Lander the Cornish explorer was born on 8th February 1804.

Green Street, Truro, United Kingdom where they was born (1804)