John Hanning Speke

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English explorer who with Sir Richard Burton was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika

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John Petherick was ruined by rival John Hanning Speke, inset
Some, including John Hanning Speke and Richard Francis Burton, were sent by the Royal Geographical Society to explore central Africa.
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On August 3, 1858, explorer John Hanning Speke discovered the source of the River Nile is Lake Victoria.
While the African explorations of Mungo Park, David Livingstone, Richard Burton and John Hanning Speke are all relatively well known, the life and adventures of James Bruce have been overshadowed by these later explorers.