Charles Sturt, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Charles Sturt

Australian explorer

Date of Birth: 28-Apr-1795

Place of Birth: Bengal

Date of Death: 16-Jun-1869

Profession: naturalist, politician, civil servant, botanist, explorer, traveller

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Charles Sturt

  • Captain Charles Napier Sturt (28 April 1795 – 16 June 1869) was a British explorer of Australia, and part of the European exploration of Australia.
  • He led several expeditions into the interior of the continent, starting from both Sydney and later from Adelaide.
  • His expeditions traced several of the westward-flowing rivers, establishing that they all merged into the Murray River.
  • He was searching to prove his own passionately held belief that there was an "inland sea" at the centre of the continent.

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