Celebrating the bicentenary
of the birth of Dr David Livingstone

19 March 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of David Livingstone. This explorer, writer, missionary, medic and anti-slavery campaigner rose from humble beginnings in a Lanarkshire tenement to become celebrated as “Africa’s first freedom fighter.” Join us in rediscovering a man whose life and legacy has spanned continents.



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What's been going on ...

See the organisations and events celebrating Dr David Livingstone's bicentenary


Livingstone's world map

Locations of David Livingstone 200 bicentenary celebration events and photographs, and significance places in David Livingstone's life.

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