Harry Johnston

1858 - 1927

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Sir Henry Hamilton Johnston (12 June 1858 – 31 July 1927), known as Harry Johnston, was a British explorer, botanist, artist, colonial administrator, and linguist who traveled widely in Africa and spoke many African languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Harry Johnston has received more than 73,342 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Harry Johnston is the 396th most popular explorer, the 4,509th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 69th most popular British Explorer.

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  • 73k

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  • 54.45

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.75

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  • 2.82

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Among explorers, Harry Johnston ranks 396 out of 405Before him are Samuel Hearne, David Thompson, Charles Sturt, George Grey, Henry Seebohm, and Isaac Israel Hayes. After him are Henry Kellett, James Wordie, John Oxley, John Forrest, Thomas Mitchell, and Ellen MacArthur.

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Among people born in 1858, Harry Johnston ranks 114Before him are Mary Adela Blagg, Edgeworth David, Joseph Thomson, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton, Katharine Drexel, and Charles Eastman. After him are George Lyon, Henry Watson Fowler, and Carter Glass. Among people deceased in 1927, Harry Johnston ranks 113Before him are Manuel Gondra, Samuel Garman, Max Weiss, Reginald Dyer, Feliciano Viera, and Leonard Wood. After him is Sybil Bauer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Harry Johnston ranks 4,509 out of 6,924Before him are Charles Wilkins (1749), Howard Jacobson (1942), Susanna Clarke (1959), George MacKay (1992), Andrea Arnold (1961), and Anne Fine (1947). After him are Derek Kevan (1935), Arthur Owen (1915), Dele Alli (1996), Tony Wilson (1950), John Aston Sr. (1921), and C. J. Sansom (1952).

Among EXPLORERS In United Kingdom

Among explorers born in United Kingdom, Harry Johnston ranks 69Before him are Allan Cunningham (1791), Boyd Alexander (1873), Edgeworth David (1858), Samuel Hearne (1745), David Thompson (1770), and Henry Seebohm (1832). After him are James Wordie (1889), John Oxley (1785), Thomas Mitchell (1792), and Ellen MacArthur (1976).