Paweł Strzelecki, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Paweł Strzelecki

Polish explorer and geologist

Date of Birth: 20-Jul-1797

Place of Birth: Poznań, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Date of Death: 06-Oct-1873

Profession: scientist, geologist, journalist, meteorologist, explorer

Nationality: Poland

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Paweł Strzelecki

  • Sir Pawel Edmund Strzelecki (Polish pronunciation: ['pav?w '?dmunt st??'l?t?sk?i]; 24 June 1797 – 6 October 1873), also known as Paul Edmund de Strzelecki, was a Polish explorer, geologist and philanthrope who in 1845 also became a British subject.
  • He is noted for his contributions to the exploration of Australia, particularly the Snowy Mountains and Tasmania as well as climbing and naming the highest mountain on the continent – Mount Kosciuszko (2,228 m).

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