James Bruce

About James Bruce

Birth Day: December 14, 1730
Birth Place: Scotland

James Bruce

James Bruce was born on December 14, 1730 in Scotland. A Scottish travel writer, he spent time in Ethiopia and North Africa. His most famous work is Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile (1790).
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As per our current Database, James Bruce has been died on Apr 27, 1794 (age 63).

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When James Bruce die, James Bruce was 63 years old.

Popular As James Bruce
Occupation Novelist
Age 63 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born December 14, 1730 (Scotland)
Birthday December 14
Town/City Scotland
Nationality Scotland

🌙 Zodiac

James Bruce’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

James Bruce was born in the Year of the Dog. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dog are loyal, faithful, honest, distrustful, often guilty of telling white lies, temperamental, prone to mood swings, dogmatic, and sensitive. Dogs excel in business but have trouble finding mates. Compatible with Tiger or Horse.

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A Scottish travel Writer, he spent time in Ethiopia and North Africa. His most famous work is Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile (1790).

Before Fame

He attended Edinburgh University, intending to become a Lawyer. Eventually, however, he became a wine merchant. In 1754, he began his legendary travels.


He spent more than twelve years in Africa.

Family Life

He was raised in Kinnaird, Stirlingshire, Scotland. Less than a year after his 1754 marriage, his wife died.

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He was a leading 18th-century Scottish Explorer, much like Thomas Mitchell , who explored Southeast Australia.

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