Mary Kingsley

Mary Kingsley bio

Birth Name: Mary Kingsley

Occupation: Non-Fiction Author

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: October 13, 1862

Date Of Death: June 3, 1900

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Mary Kingsley was born on the 13th of October, 1862. She was best known for being a Non-Fiction Author. Remembered for her bestselling 1897 book Travels in West Africa, this British explorer, ethnographic scholar, and author was responsible for work that was groundbreaking in its humanization of various African cultural groups, all of whom were largely viewed as inferior by the British imperialist government.

Mary Kingsley was born in England. She made her first visit to Africa in the early 1890s. She died of typhoid fever while working as a nurse in Cape Town, South Africa.

Mary Kingsley was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Mary Kingsley was born in 1860s.

Mary Kingsley 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".


Mary’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Mary Kingsley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mary Kingsley’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mary Kingsley kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mary Kingsley was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME: Mary Kingsley



Zodiac Sign: Mary Kingsley was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Mary Kingsley was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Mary Kingsley 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.

Mary Kingsley’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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