Biography - A Short Wiki
Amazon explorer who spent his life protecting the area’s indigenous people.
He became an army engineer and worked on infrastructure in the state of Mato Grosso.
It was working to extend telegraph lines into the Amazon that encouraged him to explore the wilderness.
His father was Portuguese and his mother was native Brazilian.
In 1914, he accompanied a young Theodore Roosevelt to explore a river he discovered.
How did Cândido Rondon die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||92 years|
|Birthday||May 5, 1865|
|Death date||January 19, 1958|
|Place of death||Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Place of burial||N/A|