Alexander Selkirk

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Alexander Selkirk

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Largo, Fife, Scotland
Death: December 13, 1721 (45) (Yellow Fever)
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Brother of Robert Selchrig and John Selcraig

Managed by: Andrew Dean Kemp
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About Alexander Selkirk

Alexander Selkirk (1676 – 13 December 1721) was a Scottish sailor who spent four years as a castaway when he was marooned on an uninhabited island. It is probable that his travels provided the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's novel Robinson Crusoe.

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Largo, Fife, Scotland
December 13, 1721
Age 45