De Bono, Andrea (1821-1871)
Born in Senglea De Bono spent almost twenty years of his life in Equatorial Africa. He emigrated to Egypt (1838?). He was a passionate explorer. He was the first European to discover the sources of the White Nile. His first expedition took place in 1847, helped by the Maltese Bishop Annetto Casolani (1815-66) who was then in Cairo.
Source: Maltese Biographies of the Twentieth Century (1997), editors Michael J. Schiavone and Louis J. Scerri
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