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Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS (b. 8 June 1821 - † 30 December 1893) was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin (today's Southern Sudan and Northern Uganda) between Apr. 1869 - Aug. 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mostly remembered as the discoverer of Lake Albert, as an explorer of the Nile and interior of central Africa, and for his exploits as a big game hunter in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Baker wrote a considerable number of books and published articles. He was a friend of King Edward, who as Prince of Wales, visited Baker with Queen Alexandra in Egypt. Other friendships were with explorers Henry Morton Stanley, Roderick Murchison, John H. Speke and James A. Grant, with the ruler of Egypt Pasha Ismail The Magnificent, Major-General Charles George Gordon and Maharaja Duleep Singh....

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The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile by Baker, Samuel White, Sir

Cyprus, as I Saw It in 1879 by Baker, Samuel White, Sir

Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon by Baker, Samuel White, Sir

In the Heart of Africa by Baker, Samuel White, Sir

Ismailia by Baker, Samuel White, Sir

The Nile tributaries of Abyssinia, and the sword hunters of the Hamran arabs by Baker, Samuel White, Sir

The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon by Baker, Samuel White, Sir

Wild Beasts and Their Ways, Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America — Volume 1 by Baker, Samuel White, Sir