Hugh Clapperton

Hugh Clapperton bio

Birth Name: Hugh Clapperton

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: Scotland

Date Of Birth: May 18, 1788

Date Of Death: April 13, 1827

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Scottish

Hugh Clapperton was born on the 18th of May, 1788. He was popular for being a Explorer. African explorer who mapped out what became Northern Nigeria and the Niger River.

Hugh Clapperton was born in Scotland. He joined up with the navy at age 13, and served in the Mediterranean and in Canada. He spent a good part of his African expedition alone after his companion died on an early leg of the journey.

Hugh Clapperton was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Hugh Clapperton was born in 1780s.

Hugh Clapperton is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Hugh Clapperton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Hugh Clapperton’s parents.

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Hugh Clapperton was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: Hugh Clapperton



Zodiac Sign: Hugh Clapperton was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Hugh Clapperton was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Hugh Clapperton had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Hugh Clapperton’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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