Francis Younghusband, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Francis Younghusband

British army explorer

Date of Birth: 31-May-1863

Place of Birth: Murree, Punjab, Pakistan

Date of Death: 31-Jul-1942

Profession: geographer, journalist, athletics competitor, explorer, non-fiction writer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Francis Younghusband

  • Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, (31 May 1863 – 31 July 1942) was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual writer.
  • He is remembered for his travels in the Far East and Central Asia; especially the 1904 British expedition to Tibet, led by himself, and for his writings on Asia and foreign policy.
  • Younghusband held positions including British commissioner to Tibet and President of the Royal Geographical Society.

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