Livingstone was the first white
man who explored the Dark Continent, Africa. He explored its dense
rivers, huge lakes, its deserts, mountains, strange animals and of
ferocious tribes, who killed men. He crossed the continent from its
to west coast. Within 50 years, Africa was no longer dark to the world
Livingstone was born
in 1813 in
Scotland. His father was a tea seller and a religious person. From his
childhood, David was eager to learn and read books. At the same time he
worked in a cotton factory. He studied medicine in Glasgow University.
becoming doctor, he became a member of the London Missionary Society.
Livingstone came to Kuruman, the African headquarters as a missionary.
reached there after a long voyage and began to make journeys to the
Africa. There he married Mary Moffat, daughter of the head of the
work to preach Christianity, he educated and taught people to live
and happier lives and also he treated them for diseases.