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Paul B. Du Chaillu

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Paul B. Du Chaillu
Paul B. Du Chaillu - Stories of the Gorilla Country (1869).jpg
As depicted in Stories of the Gorilla Country
Born 31 July 1831(1831-07-31) [1]
Saint-Denis, Réunion
Died 30 April 1903 (71)
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Nationality French, American
Known for Kooloo-kamba

Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (July 31, 1831 - April 30, 1903) was a French-American explorer and naturalist, noted for his expeditions to Central Africa, particularly Gabon, during which he collected specimens of many then-novel animals, including gorillas, and made contacts with the Ashango, an African Pygmy tribe.

Selected Bibliography

Books

  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1861), Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, London: Murray, https://archive.org/details/explorationsadv01chaigoog/ 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1867), A Journey to Ashango-Land and Further Penetration into Equatorial Africa, New York: D. Appleton 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1868), Wild Life under the Equator: Narrated for Young People, New York: Harper and Brothers 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1869), Stories of Gorilla Country: Narrated for Young People, New York: Harper and Brothers 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1870), Lost in the Jungle: Narrated for Young People, New York: Harper and Brothers 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1871), My Apingi Kingdom: Wild Life in the Great Sahara, New York: Harper and Brothers 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1871), The Country of the Dwarfs, New York: Harper and Brothers 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1881), The Land of the Midnight Sun: Summer and Winter Journeys through Sweden, Norway, Lapland, and Northern Finland, with Descriptions of the Inner Life of the People, Their Manners and Customs, the Primitive Antiquities, etc., London J. Murray 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1889), The Viking Age, the Early History, Manners, and Customs of the Ancestors of the English-speaking Nations, Illustrated from the Antiquities Discovered in Mounds, Cairns, and Bogs, as well as from the Ancient Sagas and Eddas, London J. Murray 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1890), Adventures in the Great Forest of Equatorial Africa and the Country of the Dwarfs, New York: Harper & Brothers 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1893), Ivar the Viking, a Romantic History Based upon Authentics Facts of the Third and Fourth Centuries, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1899), The Land of the Long Night, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1900), The World of the Great Forest: How Animals, Birds, Reptiles, Insects Talk, Think, Work, and Live, New York: Charles Scribner 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1902), King Mombo, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1903), In African Forest and Jungle, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 

Journal Articles

  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (8 June 1860), "Descriptions of Five New Species of Mammals Discovered in Western Equatorial Africa", Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 7 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1861), "Observations on the People of Western Africa", Ethnological Society of London 1: 305-315 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1866), "Second Journey into Equatorial Western Africa", Royal Geographical Society 36: 64-76 
  • Du Chaillu, Paul B. (1870), "Equatorial Africa, with An Account of the Race of Pigmies", American Geographical and Statistical Society Journal 2: 99-112 

References

  1. The date and birthplace of Du Chaillu are not confirmed; it has been suggested he was born in 1831, 1835 or 1837, potentially at Île Bourbon, Paris, Dakar, New Orleans, or South Carolina.