Jim Corbett, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jim Corbett

British hunter, tracker and naturalist

Date of Birth: 25-Jul-1875

Place of Birth: Nainital, Uttarakhand, India

Date of Death: 19-Apr-1955

Profession: naturalist, writer, hunter

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Jim Corbett

  • Jim Corbett (25 July 1875 – 19 April 1955) was a British hunter, tracker, naturalist, and author who hunted a number of man-eating tigers and leopards in India. He held the rank of colonel in the British Indian Army and was frequently called upon by the Government of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, now the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, to kill man-eating tigers and leopards that were preying on people in the nearby villages of the Garhwal and Kumaon divisions. He authored Man-Eaters of Kumaon, Jungle Lore, and other books recounting his hunts and experiences, which enjoyed critical acclaim and commercial success.
  • He became an avid photographer and spoke out for the need to protect India's wildlife from extermination.

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