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Hugh Clapperton Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at June 24, 2024 by BirthdayDBs Team

Hugh Clapperton Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Hugh Clapperton Facts

Full NameHugh Clapperton
BirthdateMay 18, 1788
Birth PlaceScotland
Age (in 2024)236 Years Old
ZodiacTaurus
OccupationExplorer

Hugh Clapperton Age & Birthday

Hugh Clapperton is best known as Explorer who has born on May 18, 1788 in Scotland. Currently, Hugh Clapperton is 236 years, 1 months and 6 days old. Hugh Clapperton will celebrate 237th birthday on Sunday, 18th of May 2025. Below the countdown to Hugh Clapperton upcoming birthday.

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Hugh Clapperton Biography

About

African explorer who mapped out what became Northern Nigeria and the Niger River.

Before Fame

He joined up with the navy at age 13, and served in the Mediterranean and in Canada.

Trivia

He spent a good part of his African expedition alone after his companion died on an early leg of the journey.

Family Life

His father was a noted surgeon in Annan, Dumfriesshire.

Associated With

He served in the European wars against Napoleon in the early 1800s.

Top Asked Questions about Hugh Clapperton

How old is Hugh Clapperton in 2024?

Hugh Clapperton is 236 years old today.

When was Hugh Clapperton born?

Hugh Clapperton was born on May 18, 1788 in Scotland.

What is Hugh Clapperton zodiac sign?

Hugh Clapperton zodiac sign is Taurus.

What was Hugh Clapperton best known for?

Hugh Clapperton was best known as Explorer.

Fun Facts about Hugh Clapperton's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Hugh Clapperton's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Hugh Clapperton was born on Sunday, 139th day / 20th week of 1788
  • Hugh Clapperton has Taurus zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Hugh Clapperton birthday is XVIII.V.MDCCLXXXVIII
  • Hugh Clapperton's birthstone is Emerald
  • Hugh Clapperton's birth flower is Hawthorn that symbolize happiness, humility & sweetness
  • Hugh Clapperton age in year is 236 years old
  • Hugh Clapperton age in month is 2833 months old
  • Hugh Clapperton age in day is 86234 days old
  • Hugh Clapperton age in hour is 2069616 hours old
  • Hugh Clapperton age in minute is 124176960 minutes old
  • Hugh Clapperton age in second is 7450617600 seconds old
  • Next Hugh Clapperton birthday is on Sunday, May 18th 2025
  • Hugh Clapperton age in next birthday (2025) is 237 years old

Historical Events on Hugh Clapperton Birthday (May 18)

Below are historical events that coincided with Hugh Clapperton's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1973Aeroflot Flight 109 is hijacked mid-flight and the aircraft is subsequently destroyed when the hijacker's bomb explodes, killing all 82 people on board.
1974Nuclear weapons testing: Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.
1977Likud party wins the 1977 Israeli legislative election, with Menachem Begin, its founder, as the sixth Prime Minister of Israel.
1980Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage.
1980Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations calling for democratic reforms.
1990In France, a modified TGV train achieves a new rail world speed record of 515.3 km/h (320.2 mph).
1991Northern Somalia declares independence from the rest of Somalia as the Republic of Somaliland.
1993Riots in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, caused by the approval of the four Danish exceptions in the Maastricht Treaty referendum. Police open fire against civilians for the first time since World War II and injure 11 demonstrators.
1994Israeli troops finish withdrawing from the Gaza Strip, ceding the area to the Palestinian National Authority to govern.
2005A second photo from the Hubble Space Telescope confirms that Pluto has two additional moons, Nix and Hydra.
2006The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
2009The LTTE are defeated by the Sri Lankan government, ending almost 26 years of fighting between the two sides.
2015At least 78 people die in a landslide caused by heavy rains in the Colombian town of Salgar.
2018A school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas kills ten people.
2019United States presidential election: Joe Biden announces his presidential campaign.
1986The birth of Kevin Anderson, South African tennis player
1988The birth of Taeyang, South Korean singer
1990The birth of Dimitri Daeseleire, Belgian footballer
1990The birth of Yuya Osako, Japanese footballer
1990The birth of Josh Starling, Australian rugby league player
1992The birth of Adwoa Aboah, British fashion model
1993The birth of Stuart Percy, Canadian ice hockey player
1993The birth of Jessica Watson, Australian sailor
1998The birth of Polina Edmunds, American figure skater
1999The birth of Laura Omloop, Belgian singer-songwriter
2000The birth of Ryan Sessegnon, English footballer
2000The birth of Steven Sessegnon, English footballer
2001The birth of Emma Navarro, American tennis player
2002The birth of Alina Zagitova, Russian figure skater
2009The birth of Hala Finley, American actress
2014The death of Dobrica Ćosić, Serbian politician, 1st President of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (b. 1921)
2014The death of Hans-Peter Dürr, German physicist and academic (b. 1929)
2014The death of Kaiketsu Masateru, Japanese sumo wrestler (b. 1948)
2014The death of Chukwuedu Nwokolo, Nigerian physician and academic (b. 1921)
2014The death of Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut (b. 1946)
2015The death of Halldór Ásgrímsson, Icelandic accountant and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Iceland (b. 1947)
2015The death of Raymond Gosling, English physicist and academic (b. 1926)
2015The death of Jean-François Théodore, French businessman (b. 1946)
2017The death of Roger Ailes, American businessman (b. 1940)
2017The death of Jacque Fresco, American engineer and academic (b. 1916)
2017The death of Chris Cornell, American singer (b. 1964)
2019The death of Austin Eubanks, American addiction recovery advocate, survivor of the Columbine shooting (b. 1981)
2020The death of Ken Osmond, American actor and police officer (b. 1943)
2021The death of Charles Grodin, American actor and talk show host (b. 1935)
2021The death of Yolanda Tortolero, Venezuelan politician

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